Steven Francis Owens, 37, of Fate, Texas, passed away Feb. 2, 2019. He was born April 17, 1981, in Garland, Texas, to Paul Francis Owens and Rosa Bell (Foster) Owens. Steven graduated from Poteet High School in Mesquite, Texas in 1999. He studied electrical engineering at Southern Methodist University and obtained his Juris Doctorate at Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama. Steven enjoyed his career as a U.S. patent attorney and worked at Merchant & Gould in Knoxville, Tennessee. He was a member of the State Bar of Texas as well as the State Bar of Tennessee. He was also a member of the First United Methodist Church of Rockwall.
Steven is survived by his loving wife Colby Owens, son Sim Francis Owens (age 3) and daughter Coralee Ruth Owens (age 1) all of Fate, Texas, parents Paul and Rosa Owens of Greenville, Texas, grandmother Minnie Bowen of Greenville, Texas, sister Cherie Owens-Dejoie and husband Roy of Lafayette, Indiana and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents Sim Francis Owens Jr., Kathleen Butler Owens and J.W. Foster.
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m., Friday, Feb. 8 at First United Methodist Church, 1200 E. Yellow Jacket Lane in Rockwall with Dr. Joe Pool officiating. Interment will follow in Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Wolfe City, Texas. A gathering of family and friends will be held Thursday evening, February 7 at The Gathering at Rest Haven Funeral Home-Rockwall location from 6-8 p.m.

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