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Edward Lee Cowan

March 27, 1959 ~ February 13, 2022 (age 62)


Edward Lee Cowan, Jr. of Tontitown, AR was born on March 27, 1959, in Fort Smith, AR the son of Edward Lee Cowan, Sr. and Bessie (Brown) Cowan. He passed away of February 13, 2022, at the age of 62.

Edward was the Jack of all trades and could do just about anything he put his mind to. He had many degrees from the University of Arkansas, John Brown University, and other schools. He worked as a Nurse at the VA Medical Center and was also a pastor for quite some time making a huge impact on everyone he knew and loved speaking God's Word. Having the title as Pastor didn't stop him from enjoying the fun things in life, such as having a black belt in taekwondo, having a love for Porsche cars, flying planes, traveling to all sorts of fun places, going to museums, but most of all he just wanted to be around his family and his beloved cats that him and Rebecca rescued. You could ask anyone and they would tell you that talking about all the wonderful stories, memories, and fun times with Edward you would have to write a book because there are so many wonderful things about him. He will be missed dearly by everyone he knows and loves.

He was preceded in death by his parents Edward Lee Cowan, Sr. and Bessie (Brown) Cowan a granddaughter Tabitha Roberts.

He is survived by a loving family which includes his wife Rebecca Jane (Redden) Cowan. His Children; Kristen and Steven Roberts, John and Jamie Cowan, Sarah Mayo, and Jonathan Redden. Grandchildren; Chad W Dorman, Jr., Austin and Justin Cowan, Nathan, Zachary, and Joshua Roberts, and Stephen Edward Takoda Kelly. Sisters; Patsy Cowan, Tina Floyd and Mark Haptonstall, Tonya Grosskreuz, and Zondra Bruce, Nieces; Ashley Laxton, Amber Neal, Catherine and Matt Callahan, Courtney Bruce and Aaron Teague. Nephews; Jonathan Edward and Ambra Bruce, Douglas and Cody Bruce, Brian Lee Cowan, Jarrod and Mandi Cowan, Brent and Amanda Grist, Phillip and Dovie Grist and Corey Grist. Aunts; Beverly Cowan and Bonnie Davidson, Uncles; Albert Cowan and Billy and Edith Cowan. As well as numerous great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, family and friends who also survive him.

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Public Viewing
February 17, 2022

1:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Hart Funeral Home

Funeral Service
February 18, 2022

2:00 PM
Christian Worship Center

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