Richard Dorn Owen of Coatesville, born March 21, 1928, passed away peacefully at home Monday, April 13, 2015.
He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Betty J. (Arnold) Owen; children, Edd (Becky) Owen, Richard (Sandy) Owen and Melanie (Steve) Champion; grandchildren, Suzy (Reecy) Dancer, Cheri (Chip) Ridge, Genny Owen, Tracey (Josh) Hesselgrave, Jeremy (Nicole) Owen, Michael (Ramona) Jarvis, Jacob (Stacey) Champion, Joshua Champion, Lauren Champion, and Miranda Champion; 13 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Amond and Freda (Riggle) Owen; a sister, Joann (Owen) Wallrath (Robert); and granddaughter, Clarissa Owen.
Mr. Owen was baptized at Stilesville Christian Church. He was an avid gardener, loved woodworking, and was a lifelong member of Masonic Lodge No. 131, F.&A.M. at Stilesville.
Graveside services will be held at Stilesville.