Donald L. Cowger
- October 24, 1951 - May 5, 2012
- Warren, Ohio
of Donald's Passing
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“Words cannot adequately express our love for you, we send our thoughts and prayers for your comfort and peace. Uncle Donnie your going to be Deeply...Read More »
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“Shane and family, please accept my deepest sympathy in the loss of your father. I trust that you have the faith to get through these sad times.
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2 of 9 | Posted by: Edwina Whitehead - Newton Falls, OH
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I went to JR. High School with Shane and my father worked with Donald at GM so we were very sad to see...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Shirlee (Simcox) Manhard - Kent, OH
“Carol and family-My deepest sympathy to all of you. Wont be the same without Red around when I come home to visit.
4 of 9 | Posted by: Nadyne - Sumter, SC
My Deepest Sympathy in the loss of your Husband.
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5 of 9 | Posted by: Eileen Rule - Warren, OH - Friend
“My deepest sympathies Carol to you, your children, and Don's siblings. This was very sad, and terrible news. He was always so full of life when we...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Dee Price - Solon, OH - friend
“We are sorry for your loss we all loved red from his friends at Big Mikes
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“My condolences to all of the family. I will miss Don a lot. I met him at Peg's house, had dinner a few times, laughed, talked & enjoyed his company...Read More »
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“To the Family my Deeepest Sympathy
To My Brother:
i LOVE YOU SO MUCH AND YOUR LOVING CARING WAYS. You will be greatly Missd, May you rest in...Read More »
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Donald L. Cowger, 60, of Warren, died Saturday, May 5, 2012. He was born October 24, 1951 in Warren, the son of the late Duncan Cowger and Ethel (Fisher) Wilson.
Don was a lifelong resident of Warren, where he raised his family. Don worked in the Hard Trim Department of General Motors for 33 years, before retiring in 2003. Later he worked for Joe's Tree Service. He served in the United States Marine Corps. Don also was a past member of the Warren Area Jaycees and UAW Local 1112.
He enjoyed boating, fishing and hunting with his sons, NASCAR Racing and working on cars. Don was an avid Cleveland Browns Fan. Many will remember him for his 11 years of coaching Baseball at Burbank Park in Warren.
Surviving are his wife Carol Ann (Hull) Cowger, whom he married February 20, 1971; three sons, Shane Allen Cowger of Vienna, Chad Lee Cowger and Lee Munion of Warren; his siblings; Jeannie Kinney of Maine, Jobie Cower of Indiana, Wanda Gage of Madison, Arnett Cowger of N. Jackson and Vicki Greenslade of Madison, Ohio. Don had 5 grandchildren and loved spending time with each one. Branden L. Cowger, Hanna Munion, Catelyn L. Cowger, Delaney G. Cowger and Braylen L. Cowger. He was preceeded in death by his brothers; Junior "JR" Cowger of Leavittsburg and Arnie Cowger of Gary, Indiana.
Services are 9:00 a.m., Thursday, May 10, 2012 at McFarland & Son Funeral Home with the Rev. Alfie Burch of Monument of Faith Church officiating. Interment will follow at Hillside Cemetery in Bazetta. Callings hours are Wednesday 5:00 to 8:00 p.m., and Thursday 8:00 to 9:00 a.m. at the funeral home.
Arrangements are entrusted to McFarland & Son Funeral Services Co., 271 N. Park Ave., Warren, Ohio 44481. Please visit www.mcfarlandcares.com to view this obituary, send condolences, and order flowers.