In Memoriam : Carlton Owens

Carlton Owens Carlton Ray Owens - age: 41
(January 29, 1978 to March 15, 2019 )
Resident of Thompsonville, Illinois

Visitation Information:
Memorial Celebration of Life Services will be announced at a future date

Carlton Ray Owens, age 41, of Thompsonville, passed away on Friday, March 15, 2019 at the Franklin Hospital Emergency Room in Benton.

Memorial Celebration of Life Services will be announced at a future date.

Leffler Funeral Home, of Benton, has been entrusted with the cremation services.

Carlton Ray Owens was born on January 29, 1978 in Houston, TX, the son of Gayle Lucille Owens. He was engaged to Melissa Linger of Thompsonville.

Mr. Owens was an over-the-road-truckdriver with Merica Logistics, of Fort Wayne, IN.

He was a U.S. Navy veteran. And, he was of the Catholic Faith.

Carl enjoyed hunting and fishing. He took pride in his family and his work’ and especially loved spending time with his family.

Surviving is his fiancé Melissa Linger of Thompsonville, four sons: Darion Owens of Sullivan, MO, Hunter Warren, Ranger Owens, and Parker Owens all of Thompsonville; his mother Gayle Hinkle of Sullivan, MO; two sisters: Theresa Guhr and husband Eric of Versailles, MO, Regina Schaffer and husband Christopher of Eldon, MO; Melissa’s family including her father: Jeff Warren and Faye Mason of Thompsonville; mother: Sheri Downey and husband Charles “Chuck” of Wayne City; three sisters: Jennifer Risinger and husband Bill of Clarksville, TN, Kimberly Downey and partner Laura McGill of Fairfield, Chelsea Trusty and husband Erik of West Frankfort; brothers: Jason Warren of West Frankfort, Michael Williams of Thompsonville, and Tadd Mason of Marion, IL.

Carl was preceded in death by his father.

Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Carlton Ray Owens, and, may be sent to Leffler Funeral Home 401 East Main Street, Benton, IL 62812.

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