Billy Gene Owens, 79 of Apalachee, died February 16, 2015. He was a native of Louellen, Kentucky. He was the son of Delbert and Martha Caudill. Mr. Owens was married to Maxine Meadows and was retired from Roadway as a truck driver. He is survived by his wife Maxine and children Billy Gene Owens Jr. and Martha, Brad Owens, Susan Goodson and Belinda Morrison and Don; a sister Wanda Christian and three grandchildren, Wesley Johnson, Jennifer Morgan and Shawn Goodson and four great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a sister Bernice Stiles and a brother Harold Owens. The family received friends on Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at A.E. Carter Funeral Home. A graveside service was held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Powder Springs Cemetery.