Ira Dave McCowan, Jr
1949 — 2020
Ira Dave McCowan Jr. born to Ira D McCowan Sr & Eula Mae McCowan on October 15, 1949, in Marshall, TX. He attended H. B. Pemberton High School. He attended Wiley College then joined the U. S. Marines. He retired after 32 of years of service as a Sergeant Major Gunny. He passed away on April 1, 2020. He met Sylvia Sanwar (Mary Ann) in Venezuela and they married August 21, 1975 in Marshall, TX. Ira worked for Marshall ISD and Dallas ISD as a teacher and school bus driver for 40 years. He is survived by wife of 44 years Sylvia McCowan, his daughter Lisbeth Sanwar and grandson Tylon Sanwar; 5 sisters: Dorothy Knowlton, Mary McCowan, Gwendolyn McCowan, Barbara Norris and Patrice...