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Robert Wayne “Pete” Cowan Sr., 80, of Lanexa

Robert Wayne “Pete” Cowan Sr. (Vincent Funeral Home)

Robert Wayne “Pete” Cowan Sr. 80 of Lanexa, VA., passed away on Wednesday, February 21, 2024, at home with loved ones near.

He was preceded in death by his loving wife of over 50 years, Judy Rigley Cowan, his parents, William and Bertha Higgs Cowan and a brother, Wesley Cowan.

He is survived by 2 sons, William Cowan and his wife Carmen and Robert Cowan, Jr. and a sister, Betty Jo. He is also survived by 3 grandchildren, Ashley Cowan (Chris), Jennifer Murray (James) and Cassie Cowan, also five great grandchildren, Lizzy, R.J., Vivienne, Luke and Liam.

Pete was the owner of Cowan Construction Company for many years, he was described as a happy person, well respected and himself a respectful man’s man. On quite days, his pass time was fishing.

A Celebration of Life Service for Pete will be held at 3 p.m., Sunday, February 25, 2024, at the Providence Forge Chapel of the Vincent Funeral Home, 9923 Pocahontas Trail Providence Forge, VA. 23140, Rev. Kevin Watkins officiating.

The family would like to extend their heartfelt appreciation to At Home Hospice and its staff especially, Joanna Parsons.

In lieu of flowers, please make contributions in Pete’s memory to the New Kent Fire and Rescue Department in Lanexa, VA., or to a charity of your choice.

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