Dr. John Jacob Owen III passed away on May 7, 2014. He was an accomplished photographer and artist. He worked professionally as a consultant for several major corporations. He loved cars and motorcycles and built two Cobras all by himself and raced one of them for speed and agility. He earned five degrees from Georgia Tech, the last one in 1993 was a Ph. D. in Economic Decision Analysis. He was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. He is preceded in death by his father John Jacob Owen, Jr. and his mother Irene Elliott Owen. He leaves behind his wife, Joene Green Owen of 50 years, four children; John Jacob Owen IV, Michelle and Chris Girage, Kimberly Blumberg and Patrick and Shanna Owen, and five grandchildren - Morgan, Mackenzie, Connor, Jacob, and Curtis. There will be a memorial service on May 12, 2014 at 1:00 pm at the residence of Dr. Owen.