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Robert "Bob" J. McGowan

November 12, 1946 May 29, 2019
Robert "Bob" J. McGowan
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Bob passed away instantly on May 29, 2019 from an injury he received while he was repairing a backhoe. He was born in Medford, November 11, 1946 to Orland and Josephine McGowan. Bob is the 11th of 13 children. He attended Central Point Elementary and Middle Schools and graduated from Crate High; Class of 1965. Bob worked in the local mills, drove truck, and was a Commercial Truck Driving Instructor at Rogue Community College. In the late 60’s he raced his #88 Stockcar at the Medford Dirt Track. He is survived by his wife of 45 years; Kathi and four children. Bob has 2 children from his previous marriage to Christine Williams (Barnes); Wendy (Tim) McMullin and Robert (Bobbi) McGowan. He and Kathi have two children; Tom (Jen) McGowan and Andy (Jen) McGowan. Sisters, Joan (Jake) Thiessen, Josephine Bos. Brother Leroy (Bev) Lindgren. Sisters, Peggy Botefur and Betty Holt. 15 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild. Many nieces, nephews, cousins and many lifelong and newfound friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Danny McGowan, Fred, Charlie and Howard Lindgren. Sisters, Arlene Golubski, Verna Tucker and Ruth Richey.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 10:00 AM on Saturday, June 22nd at Grace Church of Central Point – 100 Oak St, Central Point. Bob had a tremendous passion investing in the lives of young men through the local ministry; Walking Tall. Memorial Contributions can be made in Bob’s name to; Walking Tall Southern Oregon, PO Box 3789 Central Point, OR 97502.

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100 Oak St. Central Point 97502 Oregon
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