Personal Service, Peace of Mind, Pleasant Memories

Melvin Lee Owens

08/14/1981 - 01/07/2018

Viewing Information

A viewing will be held, Friday, January 19, 2018 at Metropolitan Funeral Service, Berkley Avenue.

Service Information

WATCH FUNERAL LIVE ONLINE..A funeral service will be held, 10am, Saturday, January 20, 2018
Metropolitan Funeral Service, Berkley Chapel
120 W. Berkley Avenue Norfolk VA

Interment Information

Riverside Cemetery
1000 E. Indian River Road Norfolk VA

Melvin Lee Owens was born August 14, 1981 in Norfolk, Virginia. He was the third of four children reared in a loving home in Norfolk. He departed this life peacefully in his sleep in Rhode Island. He was a loving father, son, brother and friend. He received his education in Norfolk Public Schools. He was a hard working young man that was always willing to learn new skills. He was excited about his last job where he was able to travel to different states. He also loved working with “Uncle Ray”, where he gained wisdom and knowledge about life. He worked on several different full and part-time jobs that included Ray Weaver Heating & A/C and Ace A/C(located in Florida) as an A/C Technician. Melvin leaves to cherish his memories, one daughter, Ariana S. Owens, his mother, Gloria A. Owens, father Melvin Mayberry, three brothers, Charles Owens, Derek Owens, and Keith Owens all of Norfolk, VA; a special friend, Maria K. Shannon; two aunts, Vivian(Winston) DeLoatch, Norfolk, VA and Barbara(Raymond) Weaver, Portsmouth, VA; two great aunts, Ethel Scott, Emporia, VA and Queen Wiggins, Norfolk, VA and a host of cousins, nephews, and friends. We All Loved Him and We Will Miss Him.

Theresa A Kemp-hill Melvin meant a lot to our family.we will always love and remember him.RIP Melvin love the kemp family
Posted: 1/20/2018
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George Pender Condolences to the Owens family.. And Remember Earth has no sorrow that heaven can’t heal... Where do I begin I have so many memories of my neighborhood friend my high school classmate etc. the Jokester of the bunch.. you was part of the original crew .. Da Ashlawn Mafia... Me , you , Red , your brother, meat , Black Jesus ,Hayes boys , to many to name dats just a few but we was a crew Tearing up Lil Creek , Ashlawn etc ... we where just kids having fun.. it brought tears to my eyes when I was told of your passing good friends we always didn’t see I 2 I do .. my good friend you will truly be missed until we meet again my friend rest well.. and don’t be up there in HEAVEN Jokein everybody either ... George Pender aka Frank White ...
Posted: 1/19/2018
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George Pender Condolences to the Owens family.. And Remember Earth has no sorrow that heaven can’t heal... Where do I begin I have so many memories of my neighborhood friend my high school classmate etc. the Jokester of the bunch.. you was part of the original crew .. Da Ashlawn Mafia... Me , you , Red , your brother, meat , Black Jesus ,Hayes boys , to many to name dats just a few but we was a crew Tearing up Lil Creek , Ashlawn etc ... we where just kids having fun.. it brought tears to my eyes when I was told of your passing good friends we always didn’t see I 2 I do .. my good friend you will truly be missed until we meet again my friend rest well.. and don’t be up there in HEAVEN Jokein everybody either ... George Pender aka Frank White ...
Posted: 1/19/2018
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Maquita Bynum Melvin my childhood friend it hurts so bad to not be able to see you again and hear your voice or be able to laugh at your jokes, but it will be forever in my mind heart and soul. My condolence go out to your family 😓
Posted: 1/15/2018
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Patricia White Melvin R.I.P May God be with the entire family during this difficult time my prayers are with you all
Posted: 1/14/2018
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