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Raymond Keith Cowart

October 26, 1933 January 3, 2018
Raymond Keith Cowart
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Obituary for Raymond Keith Cowart

Raymond Keith Cowart of Vancleave, MS passed away at the age of 84 on January 3, 2018. He was born in Denton, Texas on October 26, 1933. Mr. Cowart was a faithful member of First Baptist Church of Vancleave where he served as a Deacon for 52 years and taught Sunday school for many years. His love for the Lord, his family, and others shown through in everything he did.

An Army veteran, he served during the Korean War at the National Security Agency in Washington D.C. After completing his military service, Mr. Cowart attended Mississippi State University where he received his BS degree in mechanical engineering in 1959. He was a long time employee of Mississippi Chemical Corporation and worked for many years as Plant Engineer and then Plant Manager at their former facility in Pascagoula, MS.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Raymond and Geniece Cowart, and sister, Robbie McGaughy. He is survived by his wife, Ann of 60 years; sister, Jerrie Boutwell (George); brother, Sandy Cowart (Jo Ann); sons, Dennis (Sonia) and Kenneth (Lisa); daughter, Cindy Miller (Orin); grandsons, Taylor, Devin and Patrick Cowart; granddaughters, Ashleigh Sanders (Will), Morgan Miller, Katherine Cowart; and great-grandson, James David Sanders.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, January 6, 2017, at First Baptist Church of Vancleave from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. Funeral services will begin at noon. Interment will immediately follow at Jim Ramsey Rd Cemetery.
The family would like to thank Hospice of Light and Val Dunning for the care and compassion they provided during Mr. Cowart’s illness. In lieu of flowers, the family prefers donations be made to First Baptist Church of Vancleave Building Fund, 12513 Highway 57, Vancleave, MS 39565.


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Visitation

Saturday

6

Jan

10:00 AM 1/6/2018 10:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 1/6/2018 12:00:00 PM
First Baptist Church of Vancleave

12513 Highway 57
Vancleave, MS 39565

First Baptist Church of Vancleave
12513 Highway 57 Vancleave 39565 MS
United States

Service

Saturday

6

Jan

12:00 PM 1/6/2018 12:00:00 PM
First Baptist Church of Vancleave

12513 Highway 57
Vancleave, MS 39565

First Baptist Church of Vancleave
12513 Highway 57 Vancleave 39565 MS
United States

cemetery

Saturday

6

Jan

1:00 PM 1/6/2018 1:00:00 PM
Jim Ramsey Road Cemetery

Jim Ramsey Rd.
Vancleave, MS 39565

Jim Ramsey Road Cemetery
Jim Ramsey Rd. Vancleave 39565 MS
United States
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