John F. Cowart, 82, passed away on Thursday, February 6, 2014, in Atlanta. John was born on September 8, 1931 in LaGrange, GA to Lester and Cecil Cowart. He worked for WAGA TV5 for 15years and was their first photographer reporter. John also worked for WETV for 24years. He was a member of Mount Carmel Christian Church and had a love for stray animals that no one else wanted. He leaves behind his wife of 41 years, Gene, of Stone Mountain and cousins David Cramer and Nancy Jones, both of Carolton. Visitation will be from 10-11am on Monday, February 10, 2014, at Eternal Hills Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 11:00am on Monday, February 10, 2014, in the Eternal Hills Funeral Home Chapel with Art Stansberry officiating. Burial will be at 3:00pm at Shadowlawn Cemetery in LaGrange, GA. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to Mount Carmel Christian Church in Stone Mountain. Arrangements under the direction of Eternal Hills Funeral Home, Snellville, GA.