Robert (R L) Owens
Rev. Robert Lee Owens was born on April 27, 1920 in Comanche, OK. He went into the service in January of 1942. He served in the US Army in the South Pacific, Papa New Guinea and Good Enough Island from 1942-1944.
He was very active at Plainview First Assembly in Plainview, TX but after a healing miracle in 1966, he surrendered to the call to preaching. Robert was ordained by the West Texas District of the Assemblies of God in 1977. He pastored three churches, Lorenzo, El Paso, and Hale Center until 1985 when he semi-retired. He continued preaching some on the side and sharing his testimony until 1995.
Robert was a life member of the DAV, the Military Order of the Purple Heart, the American Legion and the VFW.
Brother Owens passed from this life on December 25, 2017. He had reached the ripe old age of 97.
Used by permission of Novadell Owens Baker.