Daytona Beach, Florida
Wednesday, September 7, 1955 


Frank Owen, Sr., 84, of 1300 Bellevue Ave., died at 4 p.m. yesterday at Halifax Hospital. He was the town clerk of Flagler Beach from 1926-1936. 

Owen operated a fishing pier at Flagler Beach at Flagler Beach until moving here in 1941. He came from Glasgow, Scotland in 1889, moving to Palatka in 1891. He was with Wilson Cypress Co., Palatka, for 35 years, rising to superintendent of the logging department. 

A member of Woodmen of the World, Owen made his home here with his son and daughter in law, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Owen, Jr. Other survivors are two other sons, William, Daytona Beach, and Charles, Ormond Beach; a daughter, Mrs. Lyle Buck; 10 grandchildren and four great grandchildren. 

Service will be at 3:30 p.m. today at Haigh-Black Chapel with the Rev. Dr. Dorsey H. Rutter, retired Methodist minister, officiating. Burial will be in Shady Rest Cemetery. 

Pallbearers are Charles Garrett, Warren Sieat, George Wickline, George Moody, Sr., R. R. Mosby and John Rice. 

Bunnell, Florida­
Thursday, September 8, 1955

Frank Owen, Sr., 84, died at the home of his son in Daytona Beach at 4 o'clock Tuesday afternoon. Mr. Owen was a former resident of Flagler Beach and served as City Clerk there for many years. He and his wife, who passed away a few weeks ago, have made their home with their son and his wife, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Owen Jr., in Daytona Beach for the past few years.

Mr. Owen was a native of Glasgow, Scotland, and came to the United States in 1889 and moved to Florida in 1891.

Funeral services will be held at the Haigh and Black Funeral Home in Daytona Beach at 3:30 Thursday afternoon with the Rev. Dorsey Ritter, a retired Methodist Minister, officiating. Burial will follow at Shady Rest Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be George Moody Sr., George Wickline, R. R. Mosby, Flagler Beach; John C. Rice, Bunnell; Charles Garrett and Warren Sleap of Palatka.

Mr. Owen is survived by three sons, Frank Jr., and William, Daytona Beach and Charles of Ormond; one daughter, Mrs. Lyle Buck of Starke. Also surviving are ten grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Haigh and Black Funeral Home of Daytona Beach are in charge of arrangements.