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Obituary for David Owens
David Joseph Owens, 56, of Portland, OR formerly of Pekin, IL passed away Monday, December 1, 2014 at his residence. He was born October 21, 1958 in Pekin, IL to James and Barbara Reader Owens. He is survived by his mother, Barbara Owens of Pekin, IL; brother, Richard (Nancy) Owens of Oswego, IL; two half brothers, James and Marshall; half sister, Vickie; uncle, Fred Reader of Pekin, IL; numerous nieces and nephews and his beloved dog, Trip. He was preceded in death by his father and grandmother, Inez Reader. David worked for Rocky Flats, Juniper and Cisco Systems. He graduated from Colorado State University and attended the Le Cordon Bleu Culinary School. A funeral service will be held Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at Abts Mortuary in Pekin, IL at 10 a.m. Father Michael Andrejek will officiate. Burial will follow the service at Lakeside Cemetery in Pekin, IL. Memorials may be made to TAPS in his name.