NEWHOPE David Newton Owens "Dave", 65, of New Hope, Tenn., passed peacefully with the Lord on, Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012, while in NHC nursing home in Dunlap after battling cancer.He was born May 13, 1947 in the Firey Gizzard Cove, South Pittsburg, Tenn., to Janie Belle Bible Owens and Charlie William Owens, who preceded him in death. Also preceding him in death were his brothers, Kenneth Hershal Owens and Oscar Corneluis Owens; sisters, "Lib' Mary Elizabeth White, Rebecca Evalee Cagle and Emma Jane Anderson; grandparents, Aaron and Liddy Roberson Anderson, Robert and Samantha Birdwell Owens.He is survived by his sister, Rose Dawson; brother-in-law, Charles Dawson; brother, "Rob" James Robert Owens, Sr.; cousins, nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and many loving friends.He graduated with honors from high school and college. He was an accomplished breeder and handler of Hanovia poodles for the last forty years. He worked as an engineer at Williams Research in Walled Lake Michigan. He resided in Walled Lake Mich. for many years. He had a passion for music, dance, a zest for life, and lived it to the fullest.Funeral services will be conducted from the funeral home chapel at 2 p.m. CST, on Saturday, Nov. 24, with Pastor Mark Wilson.The family will receive friends from noon CST until the time of the service.Interment will follow in Gilliam Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Sean Wakefield, Garth Frizzell, Eli Walker, Matthew May, Lucas Owens, Daniel Brooks, Gordan Jones, Brian White, Stan Owens and Josh Owens.To send online condolences visit www.tatefh.com Arrangements by Tate Funeral Home, Jasper, TN 423-942-9500.