Robert A. McGowan, age 71 of Gibsonville, North Carolina and formerly of McKeesport, passed away on Tuesday, November 1, 2022 in Authoracare Collective Hospice in Burlington, NC. Born May 4, 1951 in Cuba, NY, he was a son of the late James T. McGowan and the late Dorothy Jesse Winkler McGowan. Bob served with the Marines during the Vietnam War and worked as a machinist for Sandvik Inc. in Mebane, NC. He is survived by his son Rob A. (Krys) Craven; daughter Lynn A. (Dan) Moyer; grandchildren Kailey and Chloe Craven and Naomi, Miriam, Issac Crosby; step-daughter Beth Ann (Tom) Staton; step granddaughter McKenzie Staton; sisters Donna M. Pope and Karen S. Morgan; sister-in-law Mary Ann McGowan; and nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother Larry McGowan.
A Graveside Service will take place on Monday, November 7th 2022 at 2 PM at Mount Vernon Cemetery with Jude Urso officiating. Arrangements by the Daniel F. Bekavac Funeral Home and Crematory, 4504 Walnut St., Versailles Borough, McKeesport, PA 15132 (412-678-3454) www.bekavacfuneralhome.com
Originally published November 02, 2022.