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Ronnie Cowan

Ronnie W. Cowan, 55, of Columbia, died Sunday, March 31, 2019 at his home after a short illness.

He was born August 22, 1963 in Columbia. He was preceded in death by his mother, Bernice Burton Cowan in 2017. Ronnie attended 3Trees Church and retired from Houchens Industries in 2008. He was an avid University of Louisville fan and a devoted grandfather.

His survivors include his father – Calvin Cowan of Columbia; one daughter, Leanna (Josh) Franklin of Columbia; two grandchildren, Jayla and Jeren Franklin; his fiancé, Rhonda Akin of Columbia; her children, Devin (Whittney) Akin and Sierra (Josh) Durbin; her grandchildren; four sisters, Dean (Donnie) Jessie, Kay Carter, Beverly Miller and Teresa (Terry) Rowe all of Columbia; and several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

The funeral service was on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at 2:00 P.M. at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home with Bro. Clifton Cowan officiating.

Burial was in Bearwallow Cemetery.

Visitation was after 4:00 P.M. on Tuesday.

The casket bearers were Brian Miller, Randy Carter, Devin Akin, Danny Jessie, Johnny Carter, and Wally Burress.

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.