Mr. Karl Rhydon Owens Jr., 80, passed away on the evening of Tuesday, Sept.17, 2019, surrounded by family at his home in Kingsland.

Mr. Owens was born on March 5, 1939, in Gainesville, Fla., to the late Karl Owens Sr. and Margaret Gross Owens.

Karl was a Realtor in Gainesville, Fla., where he lived for the majority of his adult life. After retiring he and his wife, Janet, moved to Kingsland, which was his mother’s hometown. Karl and Janet enjoyed reconnecting to all his family. He spent the remainder of his time doing the things that brought him a great deal of joy: building his barn on property that he truly loved, using his tractor on the property, planting fruit trees, hunting and spending time with his immediate and extended family as well as friends. 

Mr. Owens is survived by his beloved wife, Janet Owens of Kingsland; his daughters, Melinda (Micheal) Allen of Cedar Key, Fla., and Kelly (Adam) Brown of Jacksonville, Fla.; his sister, Karen (Gary Owensby) of Sapphire, N.C.; his grandchildren, Katelyn Parham, Bobby Parham, Kyle Willis (Salina Cardias), Kory Willis (Kelsey Lynch), Haley Brown and Emily Brown; and his great-grandchildren, Luke Parham and Landon Parham. 

A celebration of Mr. Owens’ life will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, at Pineland Community Center located at 201 E. King Ave. in Kingsland. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation https://app.mobilecause.com/vf/PFFTribute/KarlRhydonOwensJr.

Coastal Camden Funeral Home in Kingsland is entrusted with Mr. Owens’ arrangements.

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