November 21, 1929 - October 17, 2017
Travis Winters McCown went to rejoice with the Angels in Heaven on October 17, 2017. He was born in Yoakum, Texas to Travis Preston and Hattie Violet McCown. He graduated from Edison High School, and received his Bachelor of Music and Masters of Administration Degrees from Trinity University. During the Korean conflict, he enlisted in the Air Force and joined the USAF Band of the West at Lackland and Kelly AFB. Travis taught band and orchestra in the SAISD for the next 40 years, including 29 years as the Edison High School Golden Bear Band Director. Travis was also a soloist and choir director in the United Methodist Church for 35 years. Travis is survived by his beloved wife of 63 years, Elizabeth Jane Holst McCown; three children, Travis Mark McCown and wife Deborah, daughter Mary Elizabeth Calk and husband Ethan, and daughter Martha Jane McCown; three grandchildren, Lindsey Lee Oefinger and husband Ryan, Emily Elizabeth Meadows and husband Zachary, and Christopher Curtis Calk; and one great-granddaughter, Finley Lee Oefinger. A memorial service will be held Sunday, October 22nd at 2:00 pm at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, 6914 Wurzbach Road, San Antonio, TX.
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Published by San Antonio Express-News on Oct. 21, 2017.