Seth Lee Owens, 11, a resident of the Holly Meadows community, Parsons, departed this life Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, following a sudden illness. Death was attributed to complications of appendicitis.
He was born Monday, Aug. 5, 2002 at Buckhannon, a son of Mindy Dawn Persutti of Warrenton, Va., and Timothy Wayne Owens II and wife, Krista, of Holly Meadows.
Surviving are one stepbrother, Ethan Michael Rosenau; two half sisters, Savannah JoAnn Murphy and Maci Lee Owens; maternal grandmother, Linda Lee Shirley Persutti and Randy "Buckwheat" Bohon of St. George; paternal grandmother, Mary Frances Jones Swisher and husband, Steve, of Parsons; paternal grandfather, Timothy Wayne Owens of Rosendorf; and paternal great-grandparents, Melvin and Dolly Owens of St. George and Dora "Dot" Jones of Thomas.
Preceding him in death was his maternal grandfather, John Anthony Persutti Jr.
Seth attended Tucker Valley Grade School, where he was a member of Tucker County Mt. Lions youth football team. He was a member of the Little League basketball team of which he played for the Knicks. He was a member of the Kingsford Baseball little league team, and he was known as a slugger. He attended St. Johns United Methodist Church of Parsons and The Life Church of Virginia. Seth enjoyed fishing, hunting, trapping, video games, playing outside and wrestling with his
The family will receive friends at Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Parsons on Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. Final rites will be conducted at the funeral home parlor Saturday, Jan. 11, at noon. The Rev. Philip Dent will officiate, and interment will follow in Parsons City Cemetery at Parsons.
Lohr & Barb Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Seth Lee Owens. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.