Robert E. Owsley, 89, of Raymore, MO formerly of Albany, GA, died Saturday, May 30, 2020 at Kansas City Hospice House. Graveside military honors will be held Saturday, June 6, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at Crown Hill Cemetery.
Robert was born on July 11, 1930 in Paduach. KY, the son of Evert and Irma Hodges Owsley. He graduated from Ballard High School, after which, he worked for the Deena Art Mold Co. for a short time. He went into the Marine Corps serving his country for twenty two years and attaining the rank of Captain. He was there for the Korean Conflict, the Vietnam War and the Cold War. You'll never find a more proud veteran. After retiring from the Marine Corps, he embarked on a second career at Proctor and Gamble and retired after twenty two years of service. He was a beloved member of Peculiar United Methodist Church and also a member of the American Legion. Favorite past times included yard work and traveling.
He was preceded in death by his loving wife Billie Jo Owsley of fifty three years, his parents, a sister, and a brother.
Surviving members of his family include his daughter, Linda R. Boyce and Husband Jeffery of Raymore, MO, a granddaughter, Carrie J. Bucklin and husband Denny, one great-granddaughter, Meredith Rae Bucklin all of Cedar City, Utah and a brother, Harry Owsley and wife Betty of Libertyville, IL. Pops will be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother. He was a joy to everyone he met. The family requests contributions be made to Peculiar United Methodist Church, 20521 S. School RD., Peculiar, MO.