Owen Abell
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Owen Abell

NAME

Owen Bernard Abell

HOME OF RECORD

Belmont

DATE OF BIRTH

03/19/1950

DATE OF DEATH

September 15, 2012

BRANCH OF SERVICE

Army

Biography

Owen Bernard Abell was born the 6th of 12 children to Leslie Abell and Stella Rae Engle in Belmont, Ky. He graduated from Lebanon Junction High School in 1968. Owen joined the Army in 1969 and was sent to Vietnam where he did 2 tours as a helicopter gunner in the 11th Assault Helicopter Company. When he returned home he became a welder by trade. Owen married but never had children. Owen was a calm, quiet, and kind soul. He never had an unkind word for anyone. He enjoyed watching westerns, feeding wildlife and riding around backroads in the country. Owen was a Christian. He was called home to meet his Heavenly Father on Sept. 15, 2012.