Sanford, FL 32773-8004
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Ralph Tillman Cowan Jr.

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Ralph Tillman Cowan Jr. Notice
COWAN JR., RALPH TILLMAN, age 84, of Lake Mary, FL, passed away April 1, 2012. Mr. Cowan was born April 27, 1927 in DeLand, FL, the son of the late Ralph and
Annabel (Abrams) Cowan Sr. He served his country with U.S. Navy during the Korean War. Ralph was a longtime Sanford resident, where he owned and operated Cowans Department Store. He later worked for J.C. Penney, where he retired from. Mr. Cowan was a member of the American Legion, and the First Methodist Church Sanford. He enjoyed flying, and model trains. Ralph was predeceased by a son Robert Scott Cowan. He is survived by his loving wife Annette Jones Cowan; his children Gail (Kevin) Hill, Ralph T. (Cynthia) Cowan III, Charles B. Cowan, Keith (Vaness) Cowan; his stepchildren Cheryl (Dick) Willink, and Joyce Welling. Mr. Cowan is also survived by nine grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, four step-grandchildren, and six step-great-grandchildren. Friends are invited to the Gramkow Chapel, Thursday, April 5, 2012 from 10-11:00 AM. Funeral Services will follow at 11:00 AM at the funeral home. Interment will be held at Evergreen Cemetery Sanford. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations in his name to the First United Methodist Church Sanford. Arrangements entrusted to GRAMKOW FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY 500 E. Airport Blvd., Sanford, FL 32773. Phone
(407) 322-3213.
Published in the Orlando Sentinel on Apr. 3, 2012
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