Avery L. Owen
Avery L. Owen
  • June 29, 1926 - October 23, 2017
  • Altamonte Spring, Florida

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Avery L. Owen III, 91, of Altamonte Springs, FL passed away on October 23, 2017. He was born to the late Avery Jr. and Grace Bell Owen in Norfolk, VA on June 29, 1926. Avery was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. He was married to his late wife, Marjorie Katherine “Kitty” Owen, for 64 years prior to her passing earlier this year. Avery proudly served his county in the United States Army during WWII. He retired from a long, 30+ year career with Martin Marietta as an engineer. Avery was very social and enjoyed being involved in many groups. He was an active member of the VFW, the Retired Association of Martin Marietta (RAMM), and the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) to name a few. He was loved by many people for his sweet spirit and will be deeply missed. Avery is survived by his children, William E. Woody (Sheila), Avery L. Owen V, and Grace M. Owen; 6 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in passing by his son, Roy Jackson Woody Jr. Service for Avery will be held Monday, October 30 at 10:30 am at Baldwin Fairchild West Altamonte, Rev. Hugh Lackey officiating. Entombment will follow at Highland Memory Gardens, Apopka, FL. In lieu of flowers, please consider sending a plant for services. Arrangements are under the care of Baldwin Fairchild West Altamonte, 90 Weathersfield Ave., Altamonte Springs, FL 32714. (407) 869-6065