Albert Alvin Owen, 85, of Conway, died Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2010, at the VA Hospital in Little Rock.
He was born June 15, 1925, in Redfield, a son of the late Joe M. and Charity (Croy) Owen.
Mr. Owen was a 32nd Degree Mason for over 50 years.
He was retired from the United States Navy, where he was a Master Chief in the submarine service; having served in World War II, the Korean and Vietnam wars.
He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Margaret Jeanette Owen; children, Michael A. Owen and wife Sherry, Val George and Ted Owen, all of Conway; eight grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; and sisters, Marie Ashley, Annie Taylor and Myrtle Porter all of Orin.
Funeral will be 10 a.m. Saturday in the chapel of Roller-McNutt Funeral Home, Conway, with Ty Owen officiating.
Burial, with Masonic and Military honors, will follow at 2 p.m. in Orion Cemetery under the direction of Roller-McNutt Funeral Home of Conway, 501-327-7727.
Mr. Owen will lie in state on Friday, from noon until 8 p.m., at the funeral home.
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