The Richmond Register

November 12, 2012

Michael Owen, 56

Formerly of Richmond


RICHMOND — Michael Owen, 56

Formerly of Richmond

Michael Philip Owen, 56, formerly of Richmond, and husband of Rosalia Tolentino Owen, passed away October 17, 2012, in the Republic of the Philippines, Manila.

Mike was born June 11, 1956, to Richard Edgar and Maxine Elaine Owen of Sharon, Tenn.

He was an adventuresome spirit who enjoyed scuba diving, motorcycling, roaming the countryside, playing his banjo, hunting, fishing, traveling around the world, or being near the ocean or a body of water to watch the sunrise and sunset. Mike had many accomplishments in life, including serving in the United States Air Force, raising a family, pursuing an education that led to a career in electronic technology with AT&T.  

Mr. Owen is survived by: his wife, Rosalia Owen, Manila, Philippines; his children, William Owen and Melissa Owen, Richmond Ky.; three sisters, Sandra Pettey, Red Bay, Ala., Bonnie Macquire, Oak Ridge, Tenn., Brenda Riddick, Greenfield, Tenn.; and four grandchildren, Hannah Owen, Haden Owen, Eric Owen and Adam Owen.

In addition to his parents, Mike was preceded in death by a brother, Richard O. Owen.

Private Celebration of Life services will be conducted November 17, 2012, in Oak Ridge, Tenn.  

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fritz and Turpin Funeral Home. Condolences may be expressed on the website: