Bob Owle, 94, of the Birdtown Community, went home to be with the Lord Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019. A member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, he was the son of the late Lloyd and Lillian Arch Owle and husband of the late Helen Enloe Owle. He was a member of Bethabara Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his sister, Jessie Dugan; brother, Henry Owle; and grandchildren, Brock Squirrell, Dalton Scott Gunter, Jessica Denise Owle, and Boyd Leslie Owle Jr.
He is survived by his children, Wayne, Bobby and significant other Sherri Hornbuckle, Boyd (Cathie), Lloyd (Sharon), Jim (Charlene), Donald Richard Lambert (Barbara), Beatrice Taylor (Truman), Vicki Owle; special grandson and caregiver, Robbie Squirrell; 20 grandchildren; 47 great grandchildren; 28 great great grandchildren; and siblings, Lloyd Carl Owle, Dewey, Freeman, Catherine Owle, Annette Fish, Ruby Crowe, Peggy Wolfe, Frank Bradley, Paul Owle and Frances Arneach.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Bethabara Baptist Church. Rev. James (Bo) Parris will officiate with burial in the Owle Cemetery.
Bob will be taken to the church at 5 p.m. Tuesday by Crisp Funeral Home to await the hour of service.
Pallbearers will be Nat Taylor, Danny Owle, Jim Bob Owle, Kevin Owle, Todd Taylor and Christian Owle.