Anthony Wayne “Tony” Owens, 61, passed away on Friday, May 21, 2021 at home in Thorntown, Indiana, with family by his side. He was born in Crawfordsville, Indiana, on June 28, 1959, the son of Patricia M. (Ludwig) Owens and the late Francis K. Owens.
He graduated from Western Boone Jr. Sr. High School. On July 27, 1985 he was married to Jana L. (Nevins) Owens; she survives.
Tony worked at Perdue Farms in Thorntown and Prairie Creek Horse Farm. He was a carpenter and all-around skilled handyman who enjoyed woodworking, and anything to do with the great outdoors. Tony was devoted to his wife, children and grandchildren and loved each of them dearly.
Survivors include his wife: Jana Owens of Thorntown; five children, Matthew Baker of Advance, Jamie Baker of Crawfordsville, Anthony (Nicole) Owens II, of Lebanon, Brian (Dana) Owens of New Ross, Mindy Grimes of Thorntown; twelve grandchildren, Logan and Jayson Baker, Aaron Baker, Lucas and Nathan Lasley, Destiny Owens, Kadance Baker, Brooklyn and Brian Owens, Anthony Owens III, and Emma Owens and Tucker Grimes; one great grandson, Elijah Baker; brothers: Victor E. (Della) Owens of Norfolk, Virginia and Kevin K. Owens of Lebanon.
In addition to his father, Tony was preceded in death by a brother, Jeff Owens.
Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at Myers Mortuary, 1502 North Lebanon Street in Lebanon, Indiana.
Visitation is planned for Tuesday from 12:00 noon until the time of service at the funeral home in Lebanon.
Interment will follow services at Maple Lawn Cemetery in Thorntown.
Memorials may be directed in c/o Myers Mortuary to assist the family.