Thomas Cowdrick

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Thomas William Cowdrick
Myrtle Beach
Thomas William Cowdrick, age 96, died on Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at Grand Strand Regional Medical Center.
Born in Philadelphia, PA, Thomas was the only son of the late William and Myrtle Lee Cowdrick. Mr. Cowdrick was a graduate of the Friends Select School and William Penn Charter School in Philadelphia. He also graduated from Duke University in 1941 and was an All American Soccer player. From 1942 to 1946 Mr. Cowdrick served as a Captain in the US Marine Corps in the Pacific theater of WW II. Mr. Cowdrick retired from the US Gypsum Company after 35 years. He was a charter member of Surfside United Methodist Church and also a member of the choir.
Survivors include his wife Davina M. Cowdrick of Myrtle Beach; daughters Cheryl Prather and her husband Jefferson of Chapel Hill, NC, Janice Schiavone of Myrtle Beach; grandchildren Susan Schiavone, Jennifer L. Pitts, Tiffany A. Wyler; great granddaughters Sydni, Greer and Payton.
A Memorial Service will be held at a later date.
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Goldfinch Funeral Home, Beach Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.


Funeral Home
Goldfinch Funeral Services, Inc.
11528 Hwy. 17 Bypass Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
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Published in The Sun News on Jan. 2, 2014
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