James Milton “Jimmy” McGowan, 77, died October 9, 2013 at UNC Hospital in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
Mr. McGowan was born May 13, 1936 in Haywood County, NC to Leslie E. McGowan and Julia Emma Weaver. He was a retired accountant.
Jimmy is survived by his wife of 51 ½ years, Judy Ward McGowan and their two sons, James Martin McGowan, of Chapel Hill and Randall Keith McGowan with his wife Terri, of Pittsboro, NC; his brother, Lindy A. McGowan and his wife Jackie of Tampa, FL; his sister, Nancy Greene of Clyde, NC; and his two granddaughters, Katie Lynn McGowan and Ashlyn Brooke McGowan; numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and a sister.
The service will be held at 2 pm Sunday October 13, 2013 from the graveside at Cedar Grove United Methodist Church cemetery, with the Reverend Leah Skaggs presiding. The family will receive friends following the service in the fellowship hall of the church.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made out to: Make-A-Wish Foundation of Eastern NC, 2880 Slater Rd. Suite 105, Morrisville, NC 27560.
Online condolences may be left at www.hallwynne.com, select “Obits”.
Arrangements for Mr. McGowan are under the care of Hall-Wynne Funeral Service and Cremation of Pittsboro.