WILSON - James Thomas "J.T." Owens, 73, died Saturday, September 16, 2017.
Funeral, Tuesday, 11:00 AM, Maplewood Cemetery. The visitation will be at Wilson Memorial Service, Monday, 7:00 - 9:00 PM.
J.T. was a retired fireman with the City of Wilson and was an Army veteran. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Bonita Barbour Owens.
He is survived by his wife, Joyce Anderson Williams Owens; daughter, Vickie McNeill (Sam) of Pikeville; son, Tommy Owens (fiancée, Beth West) of Wake Forest; 13 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren; brother, Johnny Owens (Peggy) of Wilson; step-daughters, Diane Davis (Jessie Aldridge) of Grantham; Vickie Pearce (Benny) of Wake Forest and Mandy Bragg (Chris Lee) of Pikeville; step-sons, Buster Williams (Janet McBride) of Pikeville, Doug Williams (Terry) of Goldsboro and Dale Williams of Pikeville; special baby "Chloe".
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 930 B Wellness Dr, Greenville, NC 27834.