Charles ‘Todd’ Owen

An Eckert, Colo. resident, Todd Owen passed away on Saturday July 25, 2020, at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Grand Junction. He was 55 years young.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date in November.

Todd was born on March 28, 1965 to Charles R. and DeLois L. (Darter) Owen in Ozark, Ark. The family moved to Ridgecrest where he graduated from Burroughs High School.

Todd, an electrician by trade, enjoyed fishing, hunting, and sports especially the New York Yankees and the Los Angeles Rams. Not only did he enjoy watching a good game, he enjoyed playing the game. He took the time to share his knowledge of the game with the youth community of Ridgecrest. Todd also enjoyed being an umpire for the league. He lived in Eckert moving from Ridgecrest.

Todd is survived by his siblings: brother, Richard (Diane) Owen of Ridgecrest, sister, Lori (Tod) Truitt of Montrose, Colo. and sister, Ginger Lehman of Lemoore, Calif.; 11 nieces and nephews and 15 great-nieces and great nephews.

Todd was preceded in death by his parents, sister, Darlis and brother in law Jeff Lehman.

— Submitted by the family of Charles Owen

Story First Published: 2020-09-04