Windle Owen, 95, of Carlsbad, New Mexico passed away on Friday, February 18, 2022. Windle was born on July 21, 1926, in Denison, Texas to Fred and Ruby Owen.
Cremation has taken place, and the family will have a memorial service at a later date. Denton-Wood Funeral Home is in charge of making arrangements.
During WWII, Windle faithfully and honorably served his country in the United States Navy, and was stationed in the Pacific Theater. After his time of service, he went onto become an electrician. On November 18, 1972, he married Dorris Hargrove. Windle was also a member of the Fox and Lake Church of Christ. His legacy lives on in the hearts of his family.
Windle was preceded in death by his father, Fred Owen; mother, Ruby Owen; two grandsons: Josh Owens and Steven Lewis; and one sister, Betty Martin.
Windle is survived by his wife, Dorris Owen of Carlsbad, NM; one daughter, Tammy Smith of Carlsbad, NM; four sons: John Owen and wife, Susan of Carlsbad, NM; Don Owen and wife, Kelly of Carlsbad, NM; Ron Owen of Albuquerque, NM; and Eddie Owen and wife, Cathy of Winchester, VA; fourteen grandchildren; eighteen great grandchildren; brother, Billy Owen of Carlsbad, NM; and nieces, nephews, and cousins.
In Lieu of flowers, the family has asked that memorial contributions be made in his name to the Lakeview Christian Home Hospice: 1300 N. Canal St., Carlsbad, NM 88220. Condolences may be expressed online at dentonwood.com