88 years, of Tilbury East, passed away on Friday April 17, 2020 at Riverview Gardens, Chatham. Beloved husband of the late Elizabeth (nee Gardiner) Cowan (2018). Loving father of Gary (Becky) Cowan, Karen (Bill) Marvin, and Todd (Jill) Cowan. Dearest pupa to Jeremy (Naomi) Cowan, Cory (Erin) Cowan, Chad (Cindy) Foster, Ryan (Denise) Foster, Janis Foster, Melissa (Nathan Huard), Brittany, Luke and Cassandra Cowan and step-pupa to Jessie, Rodney, and Andrea. Great-pupa to Wyatt and Emma Foster, Amber and Holly Kalp-Foster and Avery and Lily Cowan. Dear brother of Lynda (John) Laughlin. Predeceased by parents; Earl and Hazel (née McLeod) Cowan, brothers; Russ (Irene), Blake (surviving wife Shiela), and sister; Wanda (Tom) Oliver. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. A private family service was held at Reaume Funeral Home Inc., Tilbury, Ontario. If desired family and friends may watch the Tribute Video and Funeral Service or send condolences at www.reaumefh.com. Online donations can be made to the Alzheimer Society or Heart and Stroke Foundation.