December 11, 1926 ~ June 26, 2019
Bobby E. Cowden passed away on June 26, 2019. He is survived by his daughter, Marnalea (Michael) Chacon of Manhattan Beach, Calif.; grandchildren, Robin Barrow (Ramon) of Fort Worth, Texas, Jill Barrow (Scott) of St. Paul Minn., and Zachary Barrow (Pamela) of Brooklyn, N.Y.; great-grandchildren, Luna and Paikea of Brooklyn, N.Y.; and son-in-law, Gary Barrow of Russellville, Ark.
Preceded in death by his beloved wife, Sally Jane (Knez) Cowden; daughter, D'Anne Michelle Barrow (Cowden); and parents, Bertha and John Henry Cowden.
Bobby was born in Gypsum, Colo. in 1926. He joined the Navy in January 1944. He was part of the invasion of Okinawa and landed as part of the 96th Infantry Division. He was honorably discharged from the Navy on January 1946. He moved to Pueblo in 1949 and started the N.O. Nelson Company.
Bobby and his beloved wife Sally (Knez)married on March 24, 1951.
A celebration of life, 2 p.m. Friday, July 12, at Wesley United Methodist Church, 85 Stanford Ave., followed by the burial at Roselawn Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in the name of Bobby E. Cowden to Sangre de Cristo Hospice & Palliative Care, 1207 Pueblo Blvd. Way, Pueblo, CO 81005. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com