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Timothy Austin Owenby, 61

Timothy Austin Owenby, 61

Timothy Austin Owenby, 61, of Edneyville, NC passed away unexpectedly at his home Friday, December 22, 2017.

He was a lifelong resident of Henderson County, the son of
Clifford Owenby of Edneyville and the late Mabel Frye. He was a 1974
graduate of Edneyville High School and a 1976 graduate of Blue Ridge
Community College School of Mechanics. He was employed by Southeastern
Container in Enka, NC as a Maintenance Mechanic for 33 years.

Tim was a master mechanic with an uncanny ability to fix anything and everything.

A true family man, he was his father’s “right hand man” and
loved playing hide and seek with his grand kids and taking them on
tractor rides.

He was a member of Mountain Home Baptist Church.

Surviving, in addition to his father, are his loving wife of 38
years, Donna Williams Owenby; his daughter, Christal Beaird and her
husband, Ray, of Fuquay-Varina, NC; two grandchildren, Brooklynn and
Liam; a sister, Jean Heatherly, of East Flat Rock; a brother, Frank
Owenby, and his wife, Linda, of Dana; and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held 2:00 PM Wednesday at Mountain
Home Baptist Church with Rev. Craig Garren officiating. Burial will
follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour
prior to the service in the church and at other times will be at the

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Shriner’s Hospital For Children-Greenville,

950 West Faris Road, Greenville, SC 29605-4277.

Condolence cards may be sent to the family at or PO Box 81, Edneyville, NC 28727.