Robert “Bob” G. Owen, 85, passed away peacefully in Bremerton, Washington, on Feb. 16, 2017 with his family and faithful dog, Abby, by his side.
Bob was born May 17, 1931 to C. Richard and Grace Owen in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Beaver Falls High in 1949. Soon after, he served with the Army in the Korean War, where he was stationed in Germany. After his service he returned to Pennsylvania, where he began working for the Bell Telephone System. He later transferred to Montana and worked for Mountain Bell/AT&T for 35 years before retiring in the late 1980s.