AMerican Veteran 10

Gary Lynn Cowen

April 21, 1958 ~ April 19, 2020 (age 61)


Gary “Gabby” Cowen, 62, of Salem passed away on Sunday, April 19, 2020 in Marion, KY.

Mr. Cowen was an operator and of the Baptist Faith. He loved spending time outdoors, fishing, old cars, and drag racing.

Surviving is his mother, Carnelia Ramage of Salem; two sons, Gary Wayne Cowen and Christopher Lynn Cowen; three daughters, Donna Cowen, Crystal Vick, and Stephanie Cowen, three brothers, Daniel Cowen, Jimmy Cowen, and Kenn Cowen; one sister, Sandy Guess; two step-brothers, Ronnie Ramage and Mike Ramage; two stepsisters, Liz Henson and Diane Jones; six grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, Harry Neil Cowen; and one sister, Pam Guill.

He will be cremated, and no services are scheduled at this time.

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