The proprietor of an eating-house in Tucson. After Owens asks Glanton’s gang to move to a table reserved for “people of color” because of the presence of the black Jackson, David Brown pitches a gun to him and tells him to shoot the black Jackson. In turn, the black Jackson blows Owens’s brains out.
The timeline below shows where the character Owens appears in Blood Meridian. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.