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Don Roy Cowley


1931 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
Don Roy Cowley, 83, passed away peacefully in his sleep Tuesday, July 8, 2014. Funeral: 10 a.m. Monday at Shannon Rose Hill Funeral Chapel. Interment: Shannon Rose Hill Memorial Park. Visitation: 8 to 10 a.m. Monday at the funeral home. Memorials: Don requested any charitable contributions go to the Scottish Rite or Shriners Hospital, fantastic organizations. Don was born in Covington on May 4, 1931. He was an entrepreneur and salesman all his life, a wonderfully entertaining and loving man. He was a lifelong Mason and was a member and past master of Handley Lodge #1140, past high priest and TIM of Handley Chapter and Council, district deputy grand master RSM, commander of Worth Commandery, 32nd degree Mason of Fort Worth Scottish Rite, Moslah Shrine, recipient of Knight York Cross of Honor, Knight Temple Priests, Grotto and many other Masonic organizations. Special thanks to Michelle and the folks at Hospice Plus for their great support in a difficult time as well as caregivers Susan and Lance, all who made a real difference in his last weeks and days. He was preceded in death by his parents and beloved wife of 50 years, Jan, who passed June 6, 2014. Survivors: Sons, Gil of San Francisco, Calif., and Neil of Barcelona, Spain; grandchildren, Andrew, Travis, Russell, Alex, Peter and Clara; and great-grandchildren, James, Caiden, Liam, Laura and Austin.
Published in Star-Telegram on July 11, 2014
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