Robert Owen, 80, of Shawnee, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, May 7, 2018.

Robert Owen, 80, of Shawnee, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, May 7, 2018.

He was born March 10, 1938, in Eunice, New Mexico, to George and Myrtle (Scott) Owen.

He moved to Bethel Acres and graduated in 1955.

He met and married the love of his life, Joveta (Branson) Owen, in 1960, and they were married for 57 years.

He served two years in the Army and retired from Tinker AFB. He worked as the janitor at Bethel Schools and went on to a career in real estate.

He loved his family and his devoted dog Pepe.

Survivors include his two sons and daughter-in-law, Robert and Carol Owen, Jimmy Don and Dawn Owen of Shawnee, one daughter and son-in-law Vickie and Eddie Bowling of Wickenburg, Arizona; sister and brother-in-law Linda and Pat Barrett of South Rock Creek; and nine grandchildren.

Robert was preceded in death by his wife, parents, two brothers Everett and Earl Don Owen, and two sisters Lois Powell and Betty Funk.

The family gives special thanks to the wonderful nurses and staff of Loving Care In Home Health and Hospice.

Visitation will be 1 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, May 8.

Funeral service will be 10 a.m., Wednesday, May 9, at Resthaven Funeral Home followed by burial at Resthaven Memorial Park.