Owen Lars was the son of moisture farmer Cliegg Lars and the step-brother of Anakin Skywalker. He married Beru Whitesun, and after his father's death, he inherited his job as a moisture farmer. In 19 BBY, Beru convinced Owen to adopt Anakin's son, Luke Skywalker, as Anakin had turned to the dark side and become the infamous Darth Vader.
He bought R2-D2 and C-3PO years later from Jawas. He met his demise along with Beru from the Empire's Stormtroopers who were led to their home, and was killed before Luke could save them.
A New Hope
Nineteen years after adopting Luke, Owen bought R2-D2 and C-3PO from Jawas. Along with Beru, he met his demise from the Empire's Stormtroopers who were led to their home, and was killed before Luke could return home and save them.