Patrick Michael McGowan
Funeral services for Patrick Michael McGowan age 51, of Dubach will be held at 2:00 PM Wednesday, November 30, 2011 at Temple Baptist Church in Ruston. Officiating the service will be Rev. Dale Oden. Interment will follow at Pines Memorial Cemetery in Ruston under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.
Mr. McGowan was born December 4, 1959 and passed away November 29, 2011 following a lengthy battle of 19 months with cancer. Pat was a 1990 graduate of Louisiana Tech University with a BS in mechanical engineering. He went on with his professional career working for Beard Industries in Shreveport and Berry Plastics in Homer. Currently, Pat was doing contractual work for Maxium Evaporators in Shreveport. He loved the outdoors and his greatest joy was spending time outdoors with his wife and sons camping, boating, and anything else that was meaningful to them.
He is preceded in death by aunt: Linda Zachery of Minden; grandmother: Oltavone Talton of Minden; and uncle: Johnny McLamore of Minden.
Mr. McGowan is survived by his wife: Tanya of Ruston; sons: Sean and Brian McGowan both of Ruston; father: James Fredrick McGowan of New Orleans; mother: Violet Mitchell McGowan of New Orleans; sisters: Lynn and John Rougeau of Houston and Wendy and Charles Allen also of Houston; niece: Heather Allen and nephew Charles Allen both of Houston; father and mother-in –law: Billy Jack Talton and Carolyn Talton of Ruston; brother-in-law: Jack Talton of Houston; nephew: Trey Talton of Monroe; niece: Evangelina Talton of Houston; aunt and uncle: Susan and Larry Bird of Shreveport; cousin: Kristin Bird also of Shreveport: aunt and uncle: Sharon and Jimmy Smith of Minden.
Pallbearers will be Robert Swan, Tim Garlington, Conner Haskins, Joseph Brunson, Danny Junker, and Garrett Warren.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 PM Tuesday, November 29, 2011 at the church.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.kilpatrickfuneralhomes.com