June 6, 1929 ~ November 10, 2022

Born in: Asheville, NC
Resided in: Asheville, NC

Narrell Edward Owenby, Sr., 93, commonly known as “Hoss”, passed away Thursday, November 10, 2022 at the Elizabeth House in Hendersonville.

Narrell was born in Asheville, NC to the late Edgar Boyce Ownbey and Winnie Couch Ownbey. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Billie Sue Young Owenby and two sisters, Katharyn and Helen.

Narrell was a native of Buncombe County. He was a U.S. Navy and U.S. Air Force Veteran and a member of Fletcher Baptist Church.

He is survived by his daughter, Jamie Owens; three sons, Eddie Owenby (Debbie), Tracy Owenby and Bob Owenby (Sherry); nine grandchildren and thirteen great grandchildren.

A service will be held at Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian on Long Shoals Road in Arden on Sunday, November 13, 2022 at 3:00 pm. The family will receive friends following the service.

A graveside service with military honors will be held on Monday, November 14th at 11:00 am at Calvary Episcopal Churchyard in Fletcher with Reverend Roy Waldroup officiating.

Services

Funeral Service: November 13, 2022 3:00 pm

Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian
72 Long Shoals Road
Arden, NC 28704

(828)687-3530
http://www.grocefuneralhome.com

Graveside Service: November 14, 2022 11:00 am

Calvary Episcopal Churchyard
Hendersonville Road
Fletcher, NC 28732


Funeral Home Assisting The Family:

Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian
72 Long Shoals Road
Arden, NC 28704

(828)687-3530
http://www.grocefuneralhome.com

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  1. A friend said visiting Narrell was like going to church – you felt so good after talking with him. I concur. His faith was awesome. A wonderful person and a forever friend.

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  2. May you take comfort in knowing that you have an angel now, to watch over you and your family. Narrell was a beloved cousin.

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