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Harvey Lonnie Cowart, Jr.
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    Holly Hill, SC 29059

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1 of 19 | Posted by: Jimmy Rentz - Summerville, SC

“Aunt Alene, Debbie, Lonnie, and Mark We are extremely sorry for the loss of you troop leader, husband, and father. Uncle Harvey as I knew was and...Read More »
2 of 19 | Posted by: A friend

“Aunt Allene, Debby, Lonnie, Mark... ENTIRE family... Heartfelt prayers being sent to each of you. Uncle Harvey has gone home to a place where open...Read More »
3 of 19 | Posted by: Jackie Davis Pfister - Charleston, SC

“SADDENED TO HEAR OF HARVEY'S PASSING--- WORKED WITH HIM IN NUCLEAR ENGINEERING AT THE YARD---GREAT GUY--MAY GOD BLESS AND COMFORT ALL THE FAMILY. ”
4 of 19 | Posted by: CLAY CRANFORD - SUMMERVILLE, SC

“Lonnie, Diane and Family, My heart has been heavy with prayer and thoughts on you for the passing of Mr. Cowart, a Fine man. I always saw him at...Read More »
5 of 19 | Posted by: Bunny Nielson - Mt. Pleasant, SC

“Condolences to you and your family Lonnie. ”
6 of 19 | Posted by: Julie Godwin - Old

“Lonnie, I did not know your dad, but I know you were very close to him, I will keep you and your family in my prayers. ”
7 of 19 | Posted by: Steven Beuchler - Goose Creek, SC

“Dear Lonnie,Grief can be hard, may the special memories of your beloved Father help you and your family to cope. Please accept my heartfelt...Read More »
8 of 19 | Posted by: Brenda Vincent - New Orleans, LA

“My thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this sad time. May God give you all the strength you need during the days ahead. ”
9 of 19 | Posted by: Marian Cordray - Summerville, SC

“To the Cowart Family,Keeping you all in thoughts and prayers for the loss of Mr. Cowart Jr. ”
10 of 19 | Posted by: KATHLEEN GEBHARD - Summerville, SC

“We are very sorry to hear of Mr. Cowart's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
11 of 19 | Posted by: Jerry & Carolyn Shirley - SC

“I will miss your laughter I love you uncle Harvey but I know your in a good place no more pain or confusion love you till I see you again ”
12 of 19 | Posted by: Susie Anderson peepled - SC

“Lonnie, You & Yours are always in my thoughts & prayers! Much love during this difficult time. Laura ”
13 of 19 | Posted by: Laura Martin - Charleston, SC

“Lonnie,So very sorry to learn of your father's passing. Hold your memories close and may the love of friends and family carry you through your grief. ”
14 of 19 | Posted by: Brenda Hill - Summerville, SC

“So sorry to hear of Harvey's passing. The world was a better place with Harvey in it. God has now received a comedian, a carpenter, a fisherman,a...Read More »
15 of 19 | Posted by: Pat Martin - Summerville, SC

“My thoughts and Prayers are with the entire Cowart family. Lonnie and Diane I am thinking of you. May the Good Lord give you peace. ”
16 of 19 | Posted by: Faye DuBois - Charleston, SC

“My heartfelt sympathy for your loss..he lived an exemplary life ”
17 of 19 | Posted by: dan Jackson - heath springs

“My heartfelt sympathy for your loss..he lived an exemplary life ”
18 of 19 | Posted by: dan Jackson - heath springs

“My thoughts and prayers are with your family at this time. ”
19 of 19 | Posted by: Susan Denaux - Summerville, SC


Harvey Lonnie Cowart, Jr., 84, of Cross, SC, formerly of North Charleston went to be with his Lord, Thursday, April 13, 2017 after a long illness. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his celebration of life, Saturday, April 15, 2017 in the J. Henry Stuhr, Inc., Northwoods Chapel, 2180 Greenridge Road at 3:00 pm. Interment, Carolina Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Saturday from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm prior to the service.

Mr. Cowart was born January 14, 1933 in Charleston, SC the son of his late parents, Harvey L. Cowart, Sr. and Bessie Bunch Cowart. He was a member of Bethlehem Southern Methodist Church in Holly Hill, SC and served the Church over the years in various capacities. He is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Allene Benton Cowart; a daughter, Debby Cowart Hill (Ronny) of Moncks Corner, SC; two sons, Lonnie Allen Cowart (Diane) and Mark Wayne Cowart (Victoria); grandchildren: Rae Hill, Ashley Shuler (Clinton), Jamee Hill, Lonnie Allen Cowart, Jr. (Kate), Olivia Cowart; and great-grandchildren: Gibbs, McCrae, Charlotte and Hart all of the Charleston Area. Also surviving is a sister, Mrs. Doris Cowart Paugh of Goose Creek, SC and a number of nieces and nephews. Mr. Cowart is preceded in death by his brother, Clarence Edward Cowart.Mr. Cowart graduated from Murray Vocational School in Charleston and retired after many years at the Charleston Naval Shipyard from his final position in 1987 as a Nuclear Engineering Technician. He also served in the South Carolina Army National Guard.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Alzheimer's Association SC Chapter, 2090 Executive Hall Road, Suite 130, Charleston, SC 29407 or Bethlehem Southern Methodist Church, 229 Bethlehem Road, Holly Hill, SC 29059.

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