Thomas W. CowgillApril 2, 1926 ~ November 20, 2017 (age 91)
Thomas Weatherford Cowgill
April 2, 1926 — November 20, 2017
Tom was born in Medford, Oregon to Thomas Griffith and Annette Weatherford Cowgill. He graduated from Albany Union High School in 1944, served in the Army Air Corp. and later attended Oregon State University. He married Mary Hulbert in 1949 and they moved to Harrisburg, where he farmed for 16 years. Then they moved to Lincoln City where he worked in construction until his retirement.
After traveling and enjoying retirement for many years, Tom and Mary moved to Albany in 2005. Tom was a member of St. Albans Episcopal Church, Royal Arch Masons, Order of Eastern Star, Elks Lodge and American Legion.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and three brothers, Ken, Don and Jim.
Tom is survived by his wife Mary; children Tom (Jeannine), Carolyn, and John (Jama); as well as five granddaughters; one grandson; and seven great-grandchildren. He was the last surviving great-grandchild of J.K. Weatherford.
At his request no services will be held.