Eddie Ray Owens, age 62, of Buford, GA passed away Sunday, August 19, 2012. He survived by his wife, Mildred Owens; son, Jason Samples & wife, Kellie; brother, Barry Owens; sisters: Diane Tate & husband, James; Melanie Beach & husband, Dennis; grandchildren, Noah & Landen Samples. Eddie served with the Gwinnett County Sheriff's Department for 23 years. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM, Wednesday, August 22, 2012 at Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel with Rev. Mike Martin officiating. Interment will follow at Gwinnett Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 4:00-8:00 PM, Tuesday, August 21, at Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Hwy, Lawrenceville, GA 30046, 770-277-4550. Online condolences may be expressed at www.wagesandsons.com.

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  1. Mildred, I am so very sorry to hear of Eddie’s passing. My prayers are with you and the family. I pray God will give you the strength and peace that can only come from Him.
    Trisha

  2. To all of Eddie’s Family, my most sincere condolences. Eddie was a friend and schoolmate. I am very sorry for your loss.

    Donald James

  3. Mel, I was so sorry to hear of your brother’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.

  4. Dear Mel and Dennis and family, It is so painful when we lose someone we love. I am thinking of you during this difficult time.
    Audrey Cate, INPO

  5. Mel & family, we are sorry to hear about the passing of your brother. Our kind thoughts and wishes are for your strength, peace, and understanding during this time of loss.

  6. Mildred….I want to extend my sympathy and heart felt condolences for your tremendous loss. Your “Eddie” and our “Sgt Owens” will truly be missed.

  7. Mildred, my heart and prays go out to you and the family in the loss of your love one. I never got to know Eddie, but from what I heard he was a loving, caring person that will be missed.
    Now he resting in peace and in no more pain. You and your family will have wonderful memories of Eddie, and to let you know my prays, will be with you all during the service where you will have to say good-bye to the man of your life. God Bless You All””

  8. Mildred and family , my heartfelt condolences on your loss. I have some great memories working with Eddie and remember some of the good times we had working warrants and civil together.

  9. I am so sorry I was unable to attend Eddie’s funeral due to being sick. Eddie was always nice to everyone in school. We graduated together in 1968. I’m thinking of you and your family. May God help you to get through this loss.

  10. Mel & Dennis, we are sorry to hear about your loss. May God bless you with the special comfort of faith, family, and friends during this difficult time.

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