Frank Richard Cowan

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Frank Richard Cowan

Birth
Coronado, San Diego County, California, USA
Death 11 Jun 2013 (aged 65)
Alaska, USA
Burial Trinity, Trinity County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 126573332 · View Source
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Services for Frank Richard Cowan, 65, of Trinity were held at 10 a.m. Monday, June 17, 2013, at the Chapel in the Pines with the Rev. Leroy Brown, officiating. Burial followed in the East-ern Gate Cemetery in Trinity. Mr. Cowan died unexpectedly on Tuesday, June 11, while visiting Alaska with his wife, Teresa. He was born in 1948 in Coronado, Calif., and graduated from Kailua High School in Hawaii. Frank was born in Coronado, California in 1948. Graduated from Kailua High School, HI. Shortly after starting college he joined the army where he attended pilot training and went on to fly in two tours of duty as a Warrant Officer/Pilot flying helicopters in Vietnam. He was awarded two Bronze Star Medals for his service. Upon returning to civilian life, he entered college at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University to attain a B.S. degree in Airport Management. Mr. Cowan flew for PHI and Arabian Helicopters in the U.S. and Saudi Arabia. After obtaining his commercial pilot's license in the U.S., he and his wife spent seven years in Saudi Arabia working for ARAMCO. The couple then returned to Houston to start his 24-year career as a pilot for Continental Airlines. He retired from Continental in 2009. A resident and active com-munity member in Trinity for 13 years, Mr. Cowan was the 2010 Republican Party nominee for the position of Trinity County Judge. He was known for his love of family as well as camping, fishing and generally the outdoor life. Survivors include his wife of 34 years, a son, 2 daughters, a brother and a sister, and 8 grandchildren.

Contributor: Terri Rickert (47990106)

Mother Maxine Louise Hickman FAG # 106478644 ( she married James Richard Cowan abt 1946, James R Harrison Dec 1957 and Russell Smith May 1980)?

Frank commenced attended University of Texas Arlington, in 1968
Frank was a Flight Officer in the National Guard Register, Army from 1972.
He married Teresa Faye Runyon in Clarke Nevada in April 1979 and they had one daughter Amanda Louise Cowan, in Texas in 1981.
After leaving the Army Frank commenced flying commercial passenger planes.
Frank died in Sitka Alaska while visiting his younger brother Mitch born in Calif in 1949.

Frank had two half sisters Leslie (nee Harrison) Rickert, born in Calif in 1959 now living in Australia and Dianne Harrison (1965- 2011) born in Calif (married Bradshaw 1982 widowed 1993 (they have one son, Ryan 1989) & Seawell 2007). Dianne died 1 day + 1 year after their mother Maxine, in Oregon.

Frank's Father: James "Jim" Richard Cowan. NO Find-a- Grave Memorial
B 27 June 1925, Alhambra, Los Angeles, California, USA
D 21 February 2007, Escondido, San Diego, California,

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  • Maintained by: Terri Rickert
  • Originally Created by: KatT
  • Added: 19 Mar 2014
  • Find a Grave Memorial 126573332
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Frank Richard Cowan (22 Feb 1948–11 Jun 2013), Find a Grave Memorial no. 126573332, citing Eastern Gate Cemetery, Trinity, Trinity County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Terri Rickert (contributor 47990106) .