Billy Clyde Owens was born on March 18, 1928 in Austin, Texas to parents Isaiah owens and Estella Coffee Owens. Both parents, along with eleven brothers and sisters preceded him in death.
He attended school in Hooke, Texas and later joined the United States Army in the early fifties. Billy went on to become a proud graduate of Huston-Tillotson University in Austin, Texas as well as a Freemason, Shriner.
In the early fifties he was united in Holy Matrimony to Dorothy V. Walker. To this union five children were born. He was employed at Owens Garage for several years until his health failed and Mr. Murray Owens passed away.
Billy C. Owens leaves to cherish his memory five daughters, Jackie M. Owens, Gwen Caldwell (Lanie), Belinda Howard, Glenda thompson (Larry) and Andrea McNeil (David) all of Austin, Texas. Billy also leaves a host of nieces, nephews, grandchildren and great grandchildren.