Buster Owens, age 78, of Centerville, Indiana, died Sunday, March 5, 2023, at Reid Health.

Born December 24, 1944, in Middlesboro, Kentucky, to Parks and Evelyn Steele Owens, Buster was a resident of this community for most of his life. He worked at Wayne Works and was also employed in the truck driving and construction industries. Buster was a former Town Marshal for Centerville, Indiana. He raised parrots and built nest boxes for them. Buster enjoyed target shooting, reloading ammunition, hunting and fishing. Buster was an excellent cook and loved spending time with his family. He loved gospel music and enjoyed listening to The Texas Tenors, having attended more than 50 of their concerts.

Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Donna Spivey Owens, to whom he was married on Feb. 27, 1970; sons, Wilburn (Jessica) Owens, of Indianapolis, Indiana, and Todd (Cristy) Durgan from Washington State; grandchildren, Samantha Owens, Ashley Owens, Weston Riggle, AuBrynn Riggle, and Tabatha Peery; great grandchildren, Remington Elaine Parrott, Tatum Hipple, and Carson Peery; sister, Nancy Owens of Iron Station, North Carolina; nieces; nephews; and many friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and brothers, Lester and Clark Owens.

Visitation for Buster Owens will be from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 8, 2023, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home, 790 National Road West, Richmond, Indiana. Military honors will be provided by the Wayne Co. Honor Guard at 8:00 p.m. Graveside service will be at the Spivey Family farm in Brassfield, Kentucky on March 10, 2023. Please contact Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home, 328 W. Main St., Richmond, KY 40475 for additional information (www.cpcfh.com).

Condolences may be sent to the family via the guest book at www.doanmillsfuneralhome.com.