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William Edward Owens

April 15, 1953 — October 18, 2023

Carpenter

William Edward (Eddie) Owens, 1953-2023 of Carpenter Wyoming, died 11:20am on October 18, 2023 at his home.  He was born April 15, 1953 at 2:53am in Sheridan Wyoming.  His mother was Marilyn Joan Dauderman and his Father was Orville Edward Owens.  He was raised by his mother and step-father, Dean Collom, and lived throughout Wyoming and Nebraska growing up.  Eddie had 2 brothers and 1 sister. Dave, Douglas, and Sandra, all of whom are deceased.  Eddie lost his mother in 1969.  

He is survived by his two children, Steven Edward Owens and Sundae Dawn (Owens) Clay. He was blessed by 6 Grandchildren: Chris, Chad, Troy, Summer, Connor, and Joseph. And several Great-Grandchildren that he adored.  He had several nieces and nephews that loved him dearly.

He spent the majority of his career as a mechanic, and built cars from scratch.  His most famous a red roadster that was seen in car shows in Reno, Nevada.  He was employed by multiple mining companies, including Union Pacific. Later in life he owned a record store and dry cleaning business.  

In his youth he fell in love with trains, and his passion carried into adulthood as he became a collector.  He also had a passion for all outdoor activities, including hunting, fishing, camping, and skiing.  He enjoyed and was talented at playing the guitar and singing classical rock music.  He loved animals, and animals loved him in return.  Eddie loved America and flew the American Flag with pride.  He built many lasting friendships, many considered family.  

He was loved passionately in this life and will be loved forever.  

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