Mr. Roger David Owenby, age 68, of Newport, passed away Sunday evening, May 19, 2019, at his home.
He was a United States Navy veteran who served during the Vietnam Era.
He was preceded in death by his parents William Ross Ownby and Dixie Rhea France Ownby, sister Barbara France, and brothers Oscar ‘Bo’ France, Jerry Ownby, Tommy Owenby, and Clayton Owenby.
He is survived by his wife of fifty years Judy L. Owenby of the home, son Casey Lynn Owenby, granddaughter Whitney Owenby, great-granddaughter Lillian Smith; sisters Marlin Ownby and Susan Owenby, all of Newport; brother Donnie (Mary Ann) Owenby of Parrottsville; and sisters-in-law Sherry (Charles) Burnett, Audrey Owenby, and Barbara Owenby, all of Newport, and special friend James Cody of Newport.. Additional survivors include several nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
The family will hold a Celebration of Life service at a later date.
Cremation arrangements entrusted to Costner-Maloy.