John Mayland McGowan, 82, passed away peacefully June 19, 2012 in the comfort of his home.
He was born October 23, 1929 to the late Edward and Lillie McGowan in Hertford, N.C. Mr. McGowan served our country proudly in the U.S. Marine Corp. during the Korean War. He was a longtime motorcycle mechanic and his knowledge of motorcycles was second to none. Mr. McGowan will always be remembered as a loving father, grandfather, brother, and friend. He will be deeply missed.
Left to cherish his memory is: three daughters: Debbie Myers, Beth Steel, and Kim Nawrocki; three sisters: Mary Priddy, Carol McCormic and Shirley Howard; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by: two brothers: Earl and Harry McGowan; and a sister, Doris Reed.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 pm, Sunday, June 24 at Rosewood-Kellum Funeral Home. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m., Monday, June 25 at Rosewood Memorial Park. Please share your condolences with the family at www.kellumfuneralhome.com