Charles Frederick Owens
1951 — 2021
Charles "Freddie" Owens Jr., 69, passed away Wednesday November 17, 2021 at the Johnson City Medical Center. Freddie was born on December 27, 1951, in Knoxville, Tennessee. Freddie lived at GVDC in Greeneville at Newel Cottage for the most part of his life, beginning in 1963 when he moved in at the age of 11. He had friends all over grounds and would stand outside and holler and wave at everyone who went by. Freddie would regularly ask everyone for a "chew" or a dollar and would almost always get whatever he asked for. Freddie would greet newcomers to the home and would ask them what their name was and what they "had for dinner last night". The way people reacted to and...