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Owen Albert Lowe

Mr. Owen Albert Lowe, age 76, a resident of East Bend Mt. Liberty Road near Belington, departed this life Monday morning May 3, 2021, in the Davis Medical Center. He had been declining in health but death was unexpected.

He was born on March 28, 1945, at Baltimore, Maryland, a son of the late Owen Adolph and Christine Ludke Lowe.

On Feb. 14 1970, he was united in marriage to the former Diana Louise Purdy, who preceded him in death on Feb. 24, 2017.

He is survived by one son, Owen Allen Lowe and wife, Shelba, of Philippi West Virginia; one grandson, Sean Lowe of Glasgow Scotland; three sisters, Christine Soper of Oklahoma, Darla Smith of Elkins and Sharon Moore of Maryland.

Owen attended the schools of Maryland and was a proud veteran, serving with the U.S. Coast Guard. He attended the Corley United Methodist Church near Belington. Owen was previously employed by the Anne Arundel County Police Department for 29 years from which he retired. He was a member of the F.O.P. and the American Legion Post 96 of Belington. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and loved being in the outdoors.

He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.

A private family visitation will be held at the Talbott Funeral 56 N. Brandenburg Street in Belington on Monday, May 10, 2021, from 11a.m. to 1 p.m., the funeral hour when final rites will be conducted from the funeral home chapel with the Pastor Jon Fox officiating. Interment will then follow in the Barbour Memorial Cemetery where full military honors will be accorded by the US Coast Guard and the American Legion Post 96 of Belington.

Face coverings and social distancing are recommended while paying your respects in the Funeral Home.

In Lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to Corley United Methodist Church c/o Sherri Hunt, 290 Hanger Road, Belington, WV 26250.

Condolences can be sent to the family at www.talbottfuneralhome.com.