Saturday, June 22, 2013

CAA Artist and Historymaker Bill Owen passes

With great sadness we report the passing of one of our announced Historymakers, Bill Owen, Cowboy Artist of America.  Mr. Owen died unexpectedly on June 15, 2013.

In 2005, CAA Founding member and Historymaker Joe Beeler Cowboy Artist joined John Moyers, Bill Owen, Cowboy Artist, Fred Fellows ( Fellows Studios), Wayne Baize Western Art, John Coleman and Steve Todd met in the same corner of the Oak Creek tavern (now the Cowboy Club) where the CAA was formed 40 years ago.

Arrangements are
Saturday, June 29, 2013 @ 11:00 AM
Lifepointe Church
10100 E State Route 69
Prescott Valley, AZ

In lieu of flowers Valerie Owen has asked that donations be made to the scholarship organization founded by Bill to help young people of the Arizona ranching community further their educations after graduating high school:

The Arizona Cowpuncher's Scholarship Organization, Inc. c/o George Vensel, Treasurer
PO Box 55
Patagonia, AZ 85624

Mr. Owen will be honored as planned at the Historymakers Gala on February 8, 2014, along with his fellow honorees at the Westin Kierland Resort.