William Thomas Owens, 77, of New Bern, died Tuesday Sept. 11, 2012, at home.


William Thomas Owens, 77, of New Bern, died Tuesday Sept. 11, 2012, at home.



He served in the U.S. Marine Corps and retired from Cherry Point.



Service was at noon Friday at Cotten Funeral Home Chapel, New Bern.



Burial was at Greenleaf Memorial Park, New Bern.



He is survived by his wife, Nancy Owens; two sons, William Thomas Owens Jr. and Andrew Joseph Owens; two daughters, Ellie Owens Neil and Evelyn Owens King; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.