Eddie Travis Gowin was born in Jacksonville on Sept. 15, 1949, and he died at the age of 67 at his home on March 15, 2017.
He worked for both the City of Jacksonville and Rusk Water Utilities.
His parents were Oma Travis Gowin and Joy Louise Gowin, and they preceded him in death, along with his wife, Sandra Kay Gowin.
Survivors include his two sons and one daughter-in-law, Marc Travis Gowin and Belinda Ruth Gowin and Jeffery Scott Gowin; two granddaughters, Shelby Young Gowin and Matilyn Jewel Liles; three sisters, Arlene Wimberly, Jean Hutto and Judy Brown; and several nieces and nephews.
Published on March 20, 2017