William LaFayette Cowgur, 87, has gone to be with his Savior on Thursday, May 4, 2017.
He was born on April 19, 1930 to Floyd Virgil and Ora Lee (Barnett) Cowgur in the Liberty Hill Community near Whitesboro, TX. He graduated high school in Gainesville, TX in 1949. He married his high school sweetheart on August 20, 1949. He worked at General Dynamics, Manor Baking Company and retired from Bill Utter Ford in 1990.
He is survived by his wife, Melva Ruth Cowgur of Denton; daughter, Glynna Jo Cowgur Ward and her husband Stoney of Denton; foster daughter, Janie Cummings; seven grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren.
A visitation will be held from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm Sunday, May 7, 2017 at the funeral home. The funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM Monday, May 8, 2017 in the chapel of Mulkey-Bowles-Montgomery Funeral Home, 705 N. Locust, Denton. Interment will follow at Roselawn Memorial Park, Denton.
On-line condolences may be made at www.mulkeybowlesmontgomery.com
Published on May 9, 2017