Alva Owen Pate, 46, of Owensboro, passed away on June 22, 2021 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born on December 2, 1974 to Michael O. and Judy Mattingly Pate. Owen was a member of St. Columba Catholic Church. He loved watching movies and television, popcorn and coke. Owen did janitorial type work at the Opportunity Center for many years. Anyone Owen met, he considered them a friend. He was preceded in death by his father, Michael O. Pate and a sister, Kim Canary.
Owen is survived by his mother, Judy C. Pate; sister, Karen (Ryan) Wahnsiedler; brother, Aaron (Megan) Pate; nieces and nephews, Patrick Canary, Amber Bridges, Emily Wahnsiedler and Kate Wahnsiedler; great nieces, Sophie Bridges and Lainey Bridges; special cousins, Corey Mattingly and Gwen Roby; his caregiver, Jacobe Crowley and many aunts and uncles.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 am on Saturday, June 26, 2021 at St. Columba Catholic Church, Lewisport with burial in Mt. Calvary Cemetery at a later date. Owens family will be greeting friends on Saturday at St. Columba Catholic Church from 8:30 am until service time. Memorial contributions may be made to the family to help offset funeral costs. Share your memories and condolences with Owens family at www.gibsonandsonfh.com.
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