Goldsboro – Royce LaFerrell Owens, 73, died on December 1, 2017 at his residence in Goldsboro, NC. Services will be private per family request.

Mr. Royce was preceded in death by his wife Barbara Sue Miller Owens.

Mr. Royce is survived by his daughters Angela Olson of Jacksonville, NC, Bridgett Dowden of Hubert, NC; one Son Timothy Dowden of Bronston, KY, one sister Mary Barrett of Goldsboro, NC, one brother John Owens of Wilson, NC; seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Royce served in the United States Marine Corps and was a Vietnam Vet. He was loved by his family and friends and will be greatly missed.

In lieu of flowers, memorial may be paid to wounded Warriors project PO Box 758518, Topeka, KS

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