Kevin Owens left this earth after a valiant battle with Cancer on Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, at the age of 62. He was born in Warsaw, Sept. 24, 1956. He graduated from Mentone High school.
He was loved by many and loved to make people laugh and smile. He spent much of his life in Grand Rapids, Michigan and was finally able to fulfill his lifelong goal of moving to Tucson, Ariz. This is where he was able to drive around in his Mustang Convertible, with the top down and wind in his hair.
He liked to boast to all his Midwestern family and friends by how he was laying poolside sunbathing while they were freezing during winter. He enjoyed going to the cinema frequently, especially to see a good action flick as well as spending time with his best friend and companion Cindy Calderon.
He was compassionate individual, always thinking of others first. He was an avid bicyclist and rode for charity to support the effort to combat Childhood Diabetes. Even competing in a long hot ride across the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah for the association.
He is survived by his mother Sharlene Ross, sisters Crystal (Vance) Hale, Angie (Mark) Dillon, Windy (Terry) McFarren, Balinda Vasquez, Debra (Ken) Pass, Lisa Owens, and Shelly (Alexander) McMillan. Brothers, Eric (Sharon) Ross, and Cy (Michele) Ross. Birth mother Nancy Owens, and 3 half-brothers, Deron (Leslie) Kosloski, Torre (Jusel) Owens and Dusty Owens. His children, Greg (Gwen) Owens, Heidi (Carl) Melms, Nicole (Scott) Evans, Shaun Owens, and Samantha (Patrick) Wilson, 12 grandchildren and one great grandchild.
He is preceded in death by his father Gerald Ross, his sister Marcie Compson, and birth father William Owens.
He was a giver, in his final act of generosity, donated his body to the Anatomical Education Program at IU School of Medicine for the study to further the fight and help find a cure for Cancer.
His life will be celebrated, from noon-6 p.m., March 2, at 7167 West St. Rd 25, Mentone, IN 46539.
Memorial donations in Kevin’s memory may be made to the following: Anatomical Education Program 635 Barnhill Drive Room MS 5035 Indianapolis, IN 46202 Kosciusko Home Care & Hospice 1515 Provident Drive Suite 250 P.O. Box 1196 Warsaw, IN 46580