Herman Owney, 76, of Terrapin Ridge, died Friday Jul.07 2000 in Catlettsburg. Mr. Owney was born Aug. 11, 1923, in West Liberty, a son of the late Dennie and Hester Stacy Owney. His wife, Imogene ``Jean" Hammond Owney, also preceded him in death. He was a retired driver with Ashland Oil Halzit Transport and a U.S. Army veteran who served during World War II. He was a member of Unity Baptist Church and Catlettsburg Elks Lodge 942. Surviving are two sons, Richard H. Owney and Bobby G. Owney, both of Catlettsburg; a brother, Charles Owney of Fairborn, Ohio; and a granddaughter. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Neal Funeral Home by Ralph Holbrook. Burial will be in Ashland Cemetery. Friends may call after 9 a.m. Monday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Community Hospice, 1538 Central Ave., Ashland, Ky. 41101.

(Courtesy of Ann Lemaster-Applegate)

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