William Thomas Cowling
Time: 5:00 p.m.
Macedonia Baptist Church, Rolla
Hillcrest Cemetery, Excelsior Springs
William Cowling, 80, of Rolla, Mo. passed away Thursday, November 10, 2016, at Frene Valley Healthcare in Owensville.
Bill was born in St. Louis on July 1, 1936, to the late Irvin and Margaret Bascom (Perkins) Cowling. He was married to Joann Munsell Sept. 14, 1957, until Joann's passing, June 5, 1993. He married Joyce Maxwell on Nov. 30, 2005, in Vienna. He served his country with the United States Navy as a Seaman from 1954-1958 serving on the USS Barry. He was a truck driver for Consolidated Freight in Kansas City and a member of Teamster Local 41. In his later years, he was a proud member of Macedonia Baptist Church in Rolla.
His survivors include his wife, Joyce of the home; daughters, Pam Mason (David), St., Joseph, Mary Storey (Allen), Kansas City; son, William Cowling II (Tina) Blue Springs; brothers, Robert Cowling, Dillard, and John Cowling, Cuba; and 11 grandchildren, one great-granddaughter and many extended family and friends.
A service honoring Bill will be held at 5:00 p.m. November 19, 2016, at Macedonia Baptist Church, Rolla. with Rev. Larry Paris and Dr. David Mason officiating. Dad will be laid to rest at Hillcrest Cemetery, Excelsior Springs, Missouri.