Larry A. Owens
Larry A. Owens
March 10, 1945 - November 11, 2020

Larry A. Owens, 75, died at his home November 11, 2020 after an extended illness. He was born March 10, 1945, in Haysi, Virginia. He lived most of his adult life in Palatka. He was the son of the late Leon and Dorothy Nowlin Owens.

After Larry graduated Haysi High School in Dickenson County Virginia, he joined the National Guard. He served fulltime in the Guard during the Vietnam era. When he moved to Palatka after his service in 1965, he began his career at Georgia Pacific. He retired from Georgia Pacific after 40 years of as a Bleach Plant Operator and local union member in June 2005. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and spending time with his children. He was a member of Peniel Baptist Church where he attended regularly until his health decline.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his brother, Marty Ray Owens. Surviving is the love of his life, Eileen Ammons Owens; daughters, Stephanie and her husband Michael Osier of Orlando, Florida and Angela and her husband Wayne Addison of Marbury, Alabama; sons, Dr Stephen Nalley of St Johns, Florida and Justin and his wife Lynda Owens of Jacksonville, Florida; six grandchildren: Tyler, Hunter, Breanna, Bailey, Anna and Thomas; one brother, Clint and his wife Tammy Owens of Haysi, Virginia as well as many nieces and nephews.

A service of remembrance will be held 3pm Sunday, November 15, 2020 at Peniel Baptist Church with Senior Pastor Benny Ray Reynolds officiating. The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow in Palatka Memorial Gardens. The family requests that you wear a mask and/or practice social distancing.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Peniel Baptist Church, 5227 Silver Lake Drive, Palatka, FL 32177. Friends may sign the online register at

Masters Funeral Home of Palatka is in charge of arrangements.

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