WOOSTER — Darrin L. Owens, 46, of Wooster, died Wednesday, March 30, 2011, at his residence. Private graveside services will be held at a later date. Roberts Funeral Home-Sherwood Chapel, Wooster, is handling the arrangements. Inurnment will be at Sherwood Memorial Gardens. Online tributes may be made at www.robertsfuneralhome.com. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice & Palliative Care of Greater Wayne County, 2525 Back Orrville Road, Wooster, OH 44691.
Darrin was born Nov. 15, 1964, in Wooster to Albert Dee and Brenda Lorine (Carrathers) Owens. He married Deborah Sue Wickens on Oct. 2, 1997. He worked at the College of Wooster. Darrin was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, son-in-law and brother.
Darrin will be deeply missed by his wife of 13 years, Deborah; sons, Donnie (Drema) Rood of Orrville and Mike Rood of the home; grandchildren, Cloud Mullin, Gage Rood and Hannha Rood; a brother, Darrell D. Owens of Wooster; sisters, Darlene K. Hood of Danville and Rebecca (James) Kowal of Wooster; many nieces and nephews; and mother-in-law, Bonnie Fribley.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Albert and Brenda (Carrathers) Owens; father-in-law, Dale Fribley; and brother-in-law, Bill Hood.
Submitted by Rhonda Carter.