The Morehead News


February 28, 2013

John L. Owen


02/28/13 — John L. Owen, 45, of Country Estates, Morehead, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, at his residence.

John was born March 29, 1967, in Harlan County, a son of KSP Major (ret.) London T. “Sonny” Owen and Geraldine Madden Owen of Morehead. 

In addition to his parents, John is survived by his beloved daughter, Madison Paige Owen of Ashland; one brother, David Owen and wife Kelli of Morehead; two nephews, six-year-old Madden and one-year-old Kaimon Owen; three aunts; two uncles; and other loving family members and friends.

One sister, Valli Renee Nubert, preceded him in death.

John retired after 27 years as a KSP dispatcher at posts in Ashland, Dry Ridge and Morehead. For six years he was also a member of the Army National Guard in Olive Hill. As a child, John was active in the Johnson Church of God and later in life accepted Christ as his Savior.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, March 1, 2013, at Northcutt & Son Home for Funerals Memorial Chapel with Pastor David Starcher and Assistant Pastor Brad Bennington officiating. Burial will follow in Brown Cemetery with military honors by Morehead American Legion Post No. 126.

Kentucky State Police will serve as pallbearers.

Visitation is after 5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, at Northcutt & Son Home for Funerals in Morehead.

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