Roy Newton Cowart
April 22, 1933 - August 3, 2014
Warner Robins, GA- Roy Newton Cowart, 81, entered into rest on Sunday, August 3, 2014. Roy was born on April 22, 1933 in Telfair County, Georgia to the late James Alison and Irvinia Rawlins Cowart. He was preceded in death by nine brothers and sisters. With pride and honor he served his country for four years during the Korean War in Naval Intelligence. He attended Mercer University and Mercer's Walter F. George School of Law. He received his Juris Doctorate in 1961. Upon graduation, he joined the Law Firm of Nunn, Altman, Hulbert, Buice and Cowart. He eventually opened his own firm, Roy A. Cowart, P.C. and practiced in Middle Georgia and Houston County for fifty-three years. Roy was very active in his community, having served on numerous boards and committees throughout his career.
Roy's memory will forever be treasured by his loving wife of fifty-five years, Beverly Reaves Cowart of Warner Robins; his children, daughter Allyson Bashinski (Randall); sons, Craig Newton Cowart (Alana) and James Douglas Cowart (Kate), all of Macon; his brother, Reverend Harold Cowart (Becky) of Tucson, AZ; eight grandchildren, Hayden Bashinski, Connor Bashinski, Kinsley Cowart, Jasper Cowart, Huntley Cowart, Anna Kate Cowart, William Cowart, and Betsy Cowart along with numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
A Memorial/Visitation Service will be held on Tuesday, August 12, 2014 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Heritage Memorial Funeral Home in Warner Robins.
The family respectfully requests donations be made to Trinity United Methodist Church in Warner Robins or The Methodist Home for Children in Macon.
Go to www.heritagememorialfuneralhome.com to sign the online guest register.
Heritage Memorial Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.
Heritage Memorial Funeral Home
701 CARL VINSON PKWY Warner Robins, GA 31093
Published in The Telegraph from Aug. 10 to Aug. 11, 2014