Posted: Fri 2:14 PM, Dec 27, 2013
Funeral Home: Hardy & Son Funeral Home, Bowling Green Chapel
Charles L. “Cotton” Cowles, 75, of Bowling Green, died Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013, at his residence.
The Warren County native was a son of the late Hughie and Christeen Watt Cowles and was preceded in death by a brother Junior Cowles. He was owner-operator of several businesses. He was an Air Force veteran, a member of Smiths Grove Presbyterian Church, VFW and the American Legion. He loved people and loved having his family and friends around him.
Survivors include his wife, Dolly Cowles; his children, Bobby Cowles (Donna), Gina Cowles Skaggs, Stefanie Cowles; stepchildren, Lance Lesh, Triston Evans, Charlie Evans, Robert Evans, Kathy Warden; six grandchildren, Robert Cowles, Johnathan Cowles (Michelle), Andrew Ault, Caleb Skaggs, Sadie Skaggs, Heather Hood; six stepgrandchildren, Erika Evans, Carson Evans, Garrett Evans, Parker Evans, Meredith Evans, Christian Lesh; three great-grandchildren, Micah Cowles, Elizah Cowles, Andrew Ault II; a sister, Kathleen “Pat” Harrod (Lionell); a special cousin who was closer than a brother, Larry Watt, and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Hardy & Son Funeral Home, Bowling Green Chapel with burial in Smiths Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Southern Kentucky, 5872 Scottsville Road, Bowling Green, KY 42104.