Roy L. Owen, age 87, of Granbury, passed away early Thursday morning, Oct. 23, 2014, in a Ft. Worth nursing facility. Graveside funeral services were held Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, in the Meridian Cemetery with Aaron Kenagy officiating. Roy was born Aug. 7, 1927, in Meridian, Texas. He was a son of the late Willis C. Owen and Ethel Durham Owen. He was raised in Meridian where he graduated from high school. At the age of 16, he moved to Ft. Worth to work. He started as a welder and worked up to become a foreman, production superintendent and then vice-president of Mid-Texas Mfg. Company. In 1980 he and a partner opened R-O Mfg. Co., a sheet metal fabrication plant. In 1987, Roy retired and moved to Granbury in 1989 Roy was united in marriage to Dorothy Josey on Feb. 18, 1949, in Weatherford. He was a member of the Granbury First United Methodist Church. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy, of Granbury; daughter, Teresa Pels and her husband, Billy, of Ft.