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Visitation

Leavitt Funeral Home
Friday November 6th, 2020
5:00pm - 7:00pm

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Memorial Service

New Home Baptist Church
Saturday November 7th, 2020
11:00am

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Leon Harold Owens

POLKTON – On Tuesday, November 3, 2020, Mr. Leon Harold Owens, 83, went to be with the Lord while in the care of Atrium Health Union in Monroe. There will be a memorial service at 11:00am Saturday, November 7, 2020 at New Home Baptist Church with Rev. Scott Baucom officiating. Inurnment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will greet friends from 5:00pm until 7:00pm Friday, November 6, 2020 at Leavitt Funeral Home in Wadesboro. Harold was born July 17, 1937 in Iredell County, NC and was a son of the late Leonard Owens and the late Jetty Galligher Owens. He was a graduate of Iredell High School and retired in 1984 from the Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department as sergeant. Following retirement, he and his wife moved to the beach and he owned and operated H and M Trucking and they later made their home in Polkton. He was a devoted member of New Home Baptist Church and he dearly loved his church family. Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 46 years, Mary Harmon Owens; his daughters, Cindy Williams (Greg) of Winston Salem, Carole Davis (Jim) of Stallings, and Diana Hargett (Brad) of Hollister, CA; his daughter-in-law, Jennifer Owens of Polkton; his grandchildren, Heather Poplin and Kristin Bloodworth (Jarrett) both of Charlotte, Meredith Bloodworth (Zach) of Walkertown, Erin Drye (Adam) of Monroe, Amy Davis (Larry Lockhart) of Indian Trail and Avery Owens of Polkton; 12 great-grandchildren and his brother, Lonnie Owens (Doris) of Statesville. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, David Harold Owens October 25, 2020 and by his brothers and sister, Larry Owens, Lewis Owens and Shirley Whisnant. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to New Home Baptist Church, c/o Kathy Howard, PO Box 72 Marshville NC 28103. The arrangements are in care of Leavitt Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at www.leavittfh.com

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Guestbook

Aunt Mary, Praying the Lord God Almighty bless you with His infinite comfort & peace as you go through this heartache. He is ALWAYS with you.

Tribute Store Nov 5 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Leon Owens

Carol Smith Nov 5 2020 12:00 AM

Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts.

Paul & Laura Price Nov 5 2020 12:00 AM

Uncle Leon you were good to my Momyour sister Shirley Owens Hellard. Be at peace. Heaven is richer for your presence.

Kim Nielsen Nov 5 2020 12:00 AM

Just want you to know I am thinking of you all. May you find comfort in all your happy memories of Harold.

Sherry Hall Nov 5 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Leon Owens

BUCK MORTON Nov 4 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Leon Owens

Betty Lutz Nov 4 2020 12:00 AM

Oh my pawpaw I loved you so much, you were such a understanding and outgoing man,thank you so much for everything you did for me and shown me in my 18 years of living on this earth. Everything you and my father David taught and shown me I promise to always do good in life and shall forever honor and cherish the memories and skills yall taught me and the camping,fishing trips since I was a little boy, bless your soul cant believe lost the 2 major men in my life back to back. I know that yall two shall watch over me and watch me grow and flourish in my new journey that the Owens legacy yall left behind for me to follow and I shall follow and do everything in yalls honor. I know I shall reunite with both of you when the good lord calls me home, now go rest high on that mountain and yall both will forever live in my heart. Love yall dearly. Forever .

Avery Owens Nov 4 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Leon Owens

Avery Owens Nov 4 2020 12:00 AM

Mary, we are so very sorry for yet another loss for you and your family!! We are continuing to pray for all of you! Love, Dick & Gail Vaughan

Dick & Gail Vaughan Nov 4 2020 12:00 AM

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