Brian “Owen” Wicks age 16 of Bristow, Virginia passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Friday April 6, 2012.
Owen was a tremendous source of strength, courage, laughter, and love to everyone that knew him. Owen was a 10th grade student at Brentsville High School; however he was home bound the past 2 years due to his battle with Osteosarcoma. In his free time he loved spending time with friends and family, dirt bike riding, paintballing, and playing the online game World of Warcraft.
Owen is survived by his parents, Brian Wicks, Deena Westenhofer, Scott Westenhofer and Celeste Zalewski, two brothers Zachary and Mason Westenhofer, maternal grandparents Chris and Joan Rash of Manassas, Virginia, paternal grandparents Bob and Charlotte Wicks of Fairfax, Virginia.
Memorial services will be held at 11 A.M. Saturday, April 14, 2012 at Pierce Funeral Home, 9609 Center Street, Manassas, Virginia.
A contribution to Owen’s family charity, WestRash Charities (http://www.westrashcharities.org) can be made in lieu of flowers.
Condolences may be sent to www.piercefh.com.
God looked around His garden
And found an empty place.
He then looked down upon the earth
And saw your tired face.
He put his arms around you
And lifted you to rest.
Godâ€™s garden must be beautiful
He always takes the best.
He saw the road was getting rough
And the hills were hard to climb,
So He closed your weary eyelids
And whispered “Peace be thine”.
It broke our hearts to lose you
But you didnâ€™t go alone,
For part of us went with you
The day God called you home.
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