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Eugene "Gene" Cowan

May 4, 1951 ~ April 11, 2017 (age 65)

Eugene “Gene” Cowan age 65 years of Columbia, Ky. passed away Tuesday April 11, 2017 at 12:41 PM at his home.

He was born on May 4, 1951 in Adair County, KY.

Eugene was the son of the late Ira & Pearsetta Burton Cowan.

He was preceded in death by a sister Charlene Cowan and two infant brothers.

Kenneth  and Harold Cowan, a daughter in law Lisa Renee Cowan on September 23, 2016

He is survived by his wife Carol Polston Cowan of Columbia, KY

One son:

Timothy “Tim” Gene Cowan of Columbia, KY

One brother:

Winfred Cowan of Columbia, KY

3 Grandchildren Jacob Stewart Cowan, Timothy “Blake” Cowan

& Karli Morgan Cowan.  Also surviving are nieces, nephew, a host of other relatives & friends

Eugene loved his church and was a long time member of Charity Baptist Church serving as a deacon 

He worked for Charles Giles for 43 years, beginning  in 1967 at G & G Motors in tractor sales, he worked six years for Hobdy, Dye & Read in Columbia and retired on July 31, 2016.   He was owner of Cowan Farming & Shop.

Eugene pursued farming and his personal farm equipment sales, he was also an avid farm equipment auction attender.

Funeral service Friday, April 14, 2017 at 11:00 AM at Charity Baptist Church 

Clergy officiating Bro. David Karnes, Bro. Jim Hagan & George Rice

Interment in Haven Hill Cemetery

Expressions of sympathy are suggested to Charity Baptist Church Building Fund or Gideon Bibles & may be left at the funeral home or Charity Baptist Church

Visitation after 4:00 PM Thursday, & after 6:00 AM Friday until

10:00 AM & after 10:30 AM Friday at the church 

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home in charge of funeral arrangements






 Service Information

April 13, 2017

4:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, Inc.
210 Greensburg Street
Columbia, KY 42728

Funeral Service
April 14, 2017

11:00 AM

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