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Richard H. Cowper

January 3, 1924 - July 21, 2018

U.S. Veteran

A  memorial service with military honors, has been held.

Richard H. Cowper age 94, formerly of Clay Twp. MI. passed away July 21, 2018 in the Village of East Harbor, Chesterfield Twp., MI. He was born January 3, 1924 in Port Huron, MI. to the late Frederick and Anna (nee Sanderson) Cowper. He married Ravella Gabbard on January 30, 1943 in Lincoln Park, MI., she passed away September 25, 2016.

Mr. Cowper was a WWII U.S. Army Veteran having served in the Asiatic Pacific Theater and with the Philippine Liberation Forces. He was a life member of the Algonac VFW Post #3901. He retired form General Motors Corp. in 1985.

Richard is survived by his children Richard (Connie) Cowper Jr., Frederick (Sioux) Cowper, and Suzanne (John) Zelenock, siblings Herbert Cowper, David (Elaine) Cowper, and Carol (Greg) Toporek, 7 grandchildren, and 12 great grandchildren.

A private memorial service with military honors, has been held.   Arrangements by the Gilbert Funeral Home, Algonac.