Stephen Eugene Owenby (Steve), age 61, passed away peacefully in his sleep Wednesday, August 11, 2021. He was a caring, wise old soul with a narrow stubborn streak. He loved the Lord and his family deeply. Steve is preceded in death by: mother & father, Dorthea & Carl Owenby; and mother-in-law & father-in-law, Anna & Curtis Tudor. He is survived by: loving wife, Susan Tudor Owenby; sons, Andrew “Drew” Owenby, Cole Owenby; brothers, Ed (Wanda) Owenby, Doug (Kristel) Owenby; nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, Rocky (Erin) Norman, Harper & Abel Norman, Caleb (Tiffany) Owenby, Lily, Daniel, Clara Owenby, Ali (Lance) Anderson, Luke & Dean Anderson, Bryce, Tyler Owenby, Gabbie, Zack Furches; sister-in-law, Patty Tudor; brothers-in-law, Steve (Freda) Tudor, Garry (Donna) Tudor; too many nieces, nephews, great & great-great nieces and nephews on Tudor side of family to name but Steve loved each of them dearly. He is also survived by Aunt Betty Jo Bryant, Aunt Van Fielden, Aunt Sue Brothers, and Uncle Robert Owenby; many cousins and friends. Cannot leave out his snuggle buddy Bob & his 4 legged girlfriend Leia who miss him terribly. Family will receive friends from 1:00 until 3:00 PM, Sunday, August 15, 2021 at Smith Trinity Chapel. Funeral service will be at 3:00 PM with Rev. Doug Fielden officiating. Smith Funeral & Cremation Service, Maryville, 865-983-1000, www.SmithFuneralandCremation.com.
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