Robert ‘Bob’ Cowley
29 Feb 1944
15 Sept 2013
Robert ‘Bob’ Cowley, 69, of Vernon, BC died peacefully at home on September 15, 2013, after a brief battle with lung cancer.
He was born on February 29th, 1944, in Wainwright, Alberta and lived in Chase and Enderby before settling in Vernon in 1967. He worked for Vernon’s highways department for many years and retired in 1999.
Bob touched many lives and will be missed deeply. He leaves behind his wife, Zosima, and seven children: Donna Kind (Doug) of Red Deer, Alberta; Jeannette Cowley of Vernon; James Cowley (Reta Kutsche) of Vernon; Pamela Cowley, Michelle Cowley, Robert Junior Cowley, and Kaleen Cowley, all of Grande Prairie. He is also survived by his brother, Wayne Cowley (Lynne) of Surrey, two stepchildren ,Venus and Victor Vallente, ten grandchildren and a foster son, George Cserhalmi. He was predeceased by his parents, William and Alice Cowley, and his sister Norma Weisbeck.
As per his wishes, he was cremated and a small celebration of life was held at the family home.
His ashes will be interred at a later date.