He was born April 20, 1931 to George and Grace Owsley in Preston, Missouri.
Robert married Helen M. Gentry on May 7, 1954. She survives of the home.
Bob was a member of Gentryville Baptist Church, George Washington Lodge #256, A.F. & A.M., and is a Korean War veteran.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Betty Owsley and Ruth Glor; brothers, Bert Owsley and George Owsley. Survivors: wife; daughter, Deborah Jeffries (James); sons, Jerry Owsley (Pam), Dennis Owsley (Jennifer), and Michael Owsley (Julie); nine grandchildren, LaCinda Ennis, Jim Jeffries, Casey Patrick, Heather Owsley, Shawn Owsley, Clint Owsley, Darian Owsley, Jakki Owsley (Chris Shiflett), Jacey Ramsey (Taylor), and Dakota Owsley; great-grandchildren, Addie Jo Owsley, Tripp Shiflett, Brantley Jeffries, and Kaden Patrick; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Mr. Owsley was a member of the Missouri Cremation Service. A Memorial Service is planned for 10:00 A.M. Saturday, First Baptist Church of Albany. The family is requesting that all memorial gifts be made to the building fund for First Baptist Church of Albany, King City Manor, or Hands of Hope Hospice.