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Ownsbey, Beaty J. “Tex”

Ownsbey, Beaty J. “Tex”

February 7, 1929 — November 20, 2018

Beaty J. “Tex” Ownsbey, 89, of Lathrop, passed away November 20, 2018, at home with family at his side. Visitation begins at 10:00 am, followed by a service celebrating Tex’s life at 11:30 am, on Friday, November 30, at Park Lawn Lathrop Chapel, 901 Clinton Street, Lathrop. Flowers are accepted or memorials are suggested to the Lathrop American Legion or to Three Rivers Hospice.

Tex was born February 7, 1929, in Stuart, OK, the youngest of ten children of Derias Alvin and Bonnie (Moore) Ownsbey. His parents and nine siblings preceded him in death. Tex served in the U.S. Navy at the conclusion of World War II, receiving honorable discharge on January 13, 1948, and was a member of the Lathrop American Legion Post 467. His career at Allis-Chalmers spanned more than 30 years.

Survivors include his wife, Barbara; daughters, Jeannie Ownsbey, Patty Bost (Mike), Kathy Pirtle (Mike) and Pam Shrewsbury (Scott); nine grandchildren, Sheri Anderson, Melissa Meredith, Joshua Bryant, Amy Bryant, Katie Dilley, Jason Shrewsbury, Elizabeth Shrewsbury, A.J. Roller, and Austin Roller; eight great grandchildren and a ninth due in January; as well as many nieces and nephews, other family members and friends.

Service Information

Visitation begins at 10:00 am, followed by a service celebrating Tex’s life at 11:30 am, on Friday, November 30, at Park Lawn Lathrop Chapel, 901 Clinton Street, Lathrop.

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Our prayers are with his family. Heaven has gained a good man.

Randy and Lynn Meredith

Rest in Peace. You have achieved your eternal reward. Our condolences to all your family. Donna and Tom.

Donna Kuzila

Tex was an extraordinary man. There are many in our community who will mourn his passing, as his a life of service, love, compassion and excellence. We'll be smiling at the many memories that we'll treasure with him and Barb and our karaoke nights at the marina. May he rest in peace. Our sympathy and thoughts are with you.

Danny & Vicki, Holiday Hills Marina, Lake of the Ozarks

May he rest him in peace. What a beautiful life he must of lived. Prayers for the family.

Amy Workman

Rest in peace. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family. May they find comfort in their memories of him and all the good times they had together.

Anna and Dave Tully

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