Zackri Charles Owen, 50, a former resident of the Vernonia community, late of New Orleans, Louisiana, died February 27, 2015 at his home in New Orleans.
A Celebration of Life Service was held on Saturday, March 14, 2015 at 2:00 PM at the Grace Family Fellowship, 967 State Avenue in Vernonia, Oregon; with the Pastor John Cahill, of the Pioneer Baptist Fellowship Church, conducting. Private Family Burial Rites followed at 3:00 PM at the Owen Family Ranch Cemetery in Timber, Oregon.
Family and friends were invited to attend a reception immediately following the church ceremony in the fellowship room of the church.
ZACKRI CHARLES “ZACK” OWEN was born December 14, 1964 in Portland, Oregon, the son of William D. Owen and Lois L. Brown (Owen). He was raised and received his education in the Vernonia Community.
He moved to New Orleans in 2006 where he has resided since. Zack had previously worked in the granite and tile industry and went on to obtain his contractor’s license working for himself in home remodels. Among his special interests he enjoyed time with his family, his friends and especially enjoyed his English Bulldogs, “Nutmeg” “Lulu” “Oreo” and Kujo”.
Crazy Uncle Zack was a favorite amongst his nephews and nieces and kept the family shaking their heads wondering what was going to happen next…. Zack was quick to remind us all that he “Was a legend.”
Zackri was preceded in death by brothers, Levi and Zeb Owen.
Survivors include his father, William D. Owen and step-mother, Nancy of Redmond, Oregon; his mother, Lois L. Brown (Owen) of Vernonia, Oregon; his sons Zack, Levi, Zayne and Sawyer and daughters, Keyanna Marie Owen-Schoolcraft, Chloe Owen Dennis, and Ruby; 3 grandchildren, Annabella Marie Owen; Zayne Charles Vernon Owen, Jr. and Levi Owen, Jr; his two brothers and sisters-law, Tracy C. and Linda Owen, of Powell Butte, Oregon; Cole and Lynn Owen, of Redmond, Oregon; his five sisters and brothers-in-law, Mikele L. “Miki” Owen of Vernonia, Oregon; Daryl M. Owen of Vernonia, Oregon; Jefri J. and John Balderson of Council, Idaho; Bennette J. and Jeff Watts of Vernonia, Oregon; Ezra Owen and Travis Koch, of Hillsboro, Oregon.
Also surviving are many nieces and nephews.
To sign the online guest book or to send a condolence to the family go to www.fuitenrosehoyt.com.
Fuiten, Rose & Hoyt Funeral Home in Vernonia is in entrusted with the funeral arrangements.