Rufus Leroy Owens
Rufus Leroy Owens

October 19, 1944 - October 3, 2018
Born in Pierce County, GA
Resided in Waycross, GA
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Rufus Leroy Owens, 73, died Wednesday afternoon (October 3, 2018) at Memorial Satilla Health.

He was a native of Pierce County and lived most of his life in Blackshear. He was a carpenter and served in the United States Army.

He was the son of the late Rufus Dalton Owens and Sarah Lusetti Thrift Owens. He was also preceded in death by two sisters, Iris Batten and Kathleen Smith; five brothers, Stanley Owens, Doyle Owens, David Owens, Vilos Owens, and Billy Owens.

He is survived by a brother, Maxie Franklin Owens of Florida; and numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives

Memorialization will be by cremation.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at

Music Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.




No Service
Music Funeral Home
1503 Tebeau St.
Waycross, GA United States 31501
Friday, October 5, 2018