Robert McGowan

  • "Here's to a great man, husband and father."
    - Keith Kuykendall
  • "Here's to a wonderful man."
    - Keith Kuykendall
  • "Sending my love and support to the family. It was an honor..."
    - Becky Tighe
  • "Treasure him lord in your garden of rest, for the father..."
    - Tim & Nancy Shelton
  • "Robert McGowan was my Grandpa. Not because we were blood..."
    - Shirley Janeczko

Robert Gustav McGowan
May 24, 1935 - November 1, 2013
Myrtle Beach
Robert Gustav McGowan, 78, husband of the late Arlys Jean Haugli McGowan, died Friday, November 1, 2013 at Agape Senior in Conway, SC.
He was born May 24, 1935 in Manhattan, NY, a son of the late Robert and Hilda Masnovo McGowan.
He was a proud retired US Navy Veteran.
Survivors include: one son, Robert McGowan, Jr. of Myrtle Beach, SC; two daughters, Brenda Clayton and husband, Anthony of Myrtle Beach, SC, and Cheryl Baker and husband, John, Sr. of Pennsboro, WV; three step-sons, Jerry Mensch of Myrtle Beach, SC, George Mensch and wife, Sue of Columbia, SC, and Glenn Mensch and wife, Ellen of NJ; one step-daughter, Linda Geus of OR; one brother, Edward McGowan of NY; twenty grandchildren and one predeceased; and numerous great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be private.
McMillan-Small Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
An online guest book is available at


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McMillan-Small Funeral Home and Crematory
910 67th Ave North
Myrtle Beach, SC 29572-7506
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Published in The Sun News on Nov. 3, 2013
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