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Lounton C. “L.C.” Owens, Sr.

Died: 5/10/2011

Mr. Lounton C. Owens, Sr., known fondly as L.C., age 72, of Newark, DE, passed away on Tuesday, May 10, 2011, at his home.

Born in Conway, SC, on November 26, 1938, L.C. was the son of the late Frank Owens and Lethia Poston Owens. He was employed with the Chrysler Corporation in Newark until his retirement.

An expert in all types of antiques, collectibles, and resale goods, L.C. operated his own flea market business for many years. In his leisure hours, he greatly enjoyed both street and drag racing, as well as taking RV trips with Karen, Tommy, Nancy, and Haley. He enjoyed fishing and campfires with his family.

He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Karen A. King Owens; children, Nancy Brown (Thomas) of New Castle, Charolette Beauparlant, Mark Owens (Lynnzy), and L.C. Owens, Jr. (Laura), all of Newark; brothers, Samuel Owens of North East, MD, Carl Owens of Cecilton, MD, and Jimmy Owens of Enon,OH; sister, Elizabeth Hunt of Sanford, FL; and seven grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Frances Davis.

Visitation will be held from 6 pm to 8 pm on Friday, May 13, 2011, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle. A funeral service will be held at 10:30 am on Saturday, May 14, 2011, at the funeral home. Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle.

To sign guest book, visit SPICER-MULLIKIN FUNERAL HOMES & CREMATORY 302-328-2213

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