Robert Eugene Cowen

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. –Mr. Robert Eugene Cowen, 87, of Kannapolis, N.C., passed away Monday, Oct. 7, 2019, at his residence.

Mr. Cowen was born Jan. 7, 1932, in Chautauqua County, N.Y. He was a son of the late Charles Norman Cowen and Thalia Rosebell Lawson Cowen Stoneberg.

Mr. Cowen was veteran of the U.S. Navy, a lifetime member of the American Legion, a member of Kennedy Methodist Church in Kennedy, N.Y., and a member of the Viking Lodge. He retired from Cisco Corporation.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Betty Fredo and Baby Girl Cowen.

Mr. Cowen is survived by his wife, Joyce Green Cowen; three sons, Timothy Cowen and wife Audrey of West Jefferson, N.C., Kenneth Cowen and wife Kimberley of Littleton, N.C., and Thomas Cowen and friend Tina Brown of Independence, MO; two daughters, Colleen Brucculeri and husband Jeff of Broken Arrow, OK, and Sherrie McCarty and husband Brian of Ivanhoe, Va.; 10 grandchildren; and six great grandchildren.

Services will be held at a later date.

Memorials may be sent to Hospice & Palliative Care of Cabarrus County, 5003 Hospice Lane, Kannapolis, NC 28081.