Gov. Beshear Orders Flags Lowered to Half-Staff in Honor of Rep. Darryl Owens

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 10, 2022) – Gov. Andy Beshear has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise until sunset on Tuesday, Jan. 11, in honor of former State Representative Darryl T. Owens, who died Jan. 4 at the age of 84.

Owens represented the 43rd District in the Kentucky House of Representatives from 2005 to 2018 and was inducted into the Kentucky Commission on Human Rights Hall of Fame in 2003. Owens’ funeral is Tuesday.

Gov. Beshear encourages individuals, businesses and organizations throughout the commonwealth to join in this tribute. Flag status information is available at