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SOPCHOPPY, Fla. -- William F. "Bill" Owens, 74, of Sopchoppy, died at his home at the Ochlockonee River, May 27, 2017. He was a native of Valdosta, Georgia, and lived most of his life in Moultrie, Georgia, where he owned and operated Napier Flower Shop for 24 years. He retired January 1, 2009, and he moved to the cul-de-sac in Sopchoppy, Florida. Bill loved life and enjoyed being with his friends, including everyone at Ochlockonee State Park where he volunteered for the last several years.
He is survived by his brother, Olon L. Ruis, and his many friends, whom he loved dearly. He was predeceased by his parents, Sylvester and Verdie Littleton.
A Memorial Service will be held at the river at a later date. Donations may be made to feedthechildren.org and/or to one of your favorite State Parks in Florida.
Arrangements are under the care of Skip Young with Family Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 850-926-5919 or Familyfhc.com.
Published on May 30, 2017
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