Ricci Owens, age 62 of Jamaica, passed away on Monday, May 14, 2018 at his home in Jamaica, Iowa. A gathering of family and friends will be on Saturday, May 19, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Carris Family Funeral Home & Cremation Care in Perry. Burial will be at a later date in the Leon Cemetery at Leon, Iowa.


Memorials will be given to family and may be left at the Carris Family Funeral Home & Cremation Care. Online condolences may be sent at www.carrisfuneralhome.com.


Ricci Dee Owens was born on November 21, 1955 at Perry, Iowa to Ernest and Mary Louise (Purdue) Owens. He attended school at Perry High School. He worked for many years at Asgrow Seeds in Perry.


He enjoyed fishing, gardening, watching Hawkeye Football, morel mushroom hunting and going camping.


In death he rejoins his parents, Ernest and Mary Owens, siblings, Ronald Owens, Robert Dean Sheldahl, Rose Ann Phipps, Roberta Lee and Raymond Owens.


Left to cherish Ricci’s memory are his son, Anthony Owens, Mount Pleasant, Iowa and a sister, Reva Owens, Perry, Iowa.