George Layton Gowan Jr, 62, died on Tuesday, May 22, 2012. George was born in Spartanburg, SC to the late George Layton and Freda Skinner Gowan, Sr. on June 12, 1949.
George worked for Vaughn Electric as an Electrician. George was an avid nascar fan as well as a Duke fan. He enjoyed going to the race at tracks like Bristol, Martinsville and Charlotte. “He was a loving person that would do anything to put a smile on the faces of his family and friends.”
George is survived by his brother Terry Gowan and wife Mary of Franklinton, NC; one son Jeremy Gowan, three nieces Jamie Goodnite, Danielle Padgett and Kristen Gowan, one nephew TJ Gowan. George was preceded in death by his nephew Christopher Gowan.
A Funeral Service will be offered 11:00 AM Saturday, May 26, 2012 from the Chapel of Hall-Wynne Funeral Service, 1113 West Main Street, Durham, NC 27701. Burial will follow at Carolina Memorial Gardens in Creedmooor, NC.
Friends may visit from 6:00 – 8:00 on Friday, May 25, 2012 at Hall-Wynne Funeral Service, 1113 West Main Street, Durham, NC 27701.
The Gowan family is under the care of Hall-Wynne Funeral Service, Durham. Online memorials, www.hallwynne.com select obituaries.