WESTFILED — Billy Ray Owens, 75, of Westfield, NC passed away on Friday, February 21, 2014. He was born in Stokes County, on August 18, 1938, to the late James Thomas Owens and Ola Mae Nunn. Billy was a member of Hills Presbyterian Church. He was employed currently with Stokes County Schools and was previously employed at Armtex, Pilot Mountain for 43 years. Surviving to cherish his memory are his loving wife, Alice Yvonne Inman Owens; one daughter, Susan Parrish and husband, Mike; one son, Bobby Dean Owens; two sisters, Nancy Jessup and husband, Tommy, Bonnie Martin; seven grandchildren, Joshua Owens, Christopher Owens, Anthony Owens, Deanna Owens, Adrian Owens, Andrew Parrish, Kayla Parrish; four great- grandchildren, Lindsay Owens, Haley Owens, Layla Owens and Thomas Owens. He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Dorothy Mickels. Funeral services will be on Monday February 24, 2014, at Hills Presbyterian Church at 3:00 p.m. with Pastor Mandy Santolla officiating. Interment will follow the service in Hills Presbyterian Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Monday, February 24, 2014, at Hills Presbyterian Church at 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. prior to the service. The family requests no flowers but memorials may be made to Hills Presbyterian Church Building Fund, 266 Hills Presbyterian Church Road, Pilot Mountain, NC 27041. Cox-Needham Funeral Home of Pilot Mountain is respectfully serving the Owens family. Online condolences may be made at www.coxneedhamfuneralhome.com.