Jesse Owen

Mon, 05/18/2020 - 8:30am

Jesse Owen, 57, passed away peacefully at home in Boothbay on May 12, 2020.

Born on Aug. 9, 1962 in Boothbay Harbor he was the son of the Judith (Giles) Owen and the late Philip Owen.

Jesse attended school in Boothbay and upon leaving school began his work as a carpenter. He worked for various builders throughout the region including Boothbay Home Builders, Robert Holmes, Dan Bryer and Allen Farm Fencing.

Jesse enjoyed watching NASCAR races and was a big fan of Jeff Gordon and the 24 car. He loved rock ’n roll music and could often be found listening to Aerosmith, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Guns N Roses, and Alice Cooper. He had a dry sense of humor and was always laid back. He will be remembered as an honest good man who loved his family. He was proud of the life he made for himself and his family and there was nothing that would make him light up like talking about the love of his life Kelley and his two kids, Hailey and Aron.

He was predeceased by his father Philip R. Owen and sister Susan Harrington.

Survivors include his companion of 25 years, Kelley Dennison of Etna; daughter, Hailey Owen of Etna; son, Aron Owen of Etna; mother Judy Owen of Boothbay; brother Philip R. Owen Jr of Boothbay; as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins and aunts.

A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, May 19 2020 at 1 p.m. at Evergreen Cemetery, Boothbay. Due to COVID-19 restrictions this will be a drive by service at the cemetery. Anyone wishing to be in the procession should meet at Hall Funeral Home, 975 Wiscasset Road, Boothbay. Family and friends are encouraged to leave their memories of Jesse on his book of memories page which can be found by visiting

Hall's of Boothbay has care of the arrangements.