William Perry “Bill” McCowan, 57 of Scottsboro passed away on Sunday, January 10, 2021. Funeral services were held on Thursday, January 14, 2021 at Scottsboro Funeral Home with Pastor Gregory Gilliam officiating. Burial followed at New Prospect Cemetery.
Bill was born on Sunday, May 26, 1963 and grew up in New Hope, eventually moving to Scottsboro with his wife, Virginia. He loved to fish and spend time with his family and friends and had a passion for over the road trucking. His grandchildren lit up his world, and when he was around, he put a smile on everyone’s face. He was very big on family, and if he had your number, you could count on a call from him just because he thought about you. He was also a member of House of Salvation Church in Guntersville.
Bill is survived by his wife, Virginia Edgar McCowan; daughter, Jenniffer McCowan (Jonathan) Wise; son, Cody Blake (Miranda) McCowan; grandchildren, Katlin Marie Wise, Landon Mason Wise, Jaethan Andrew McCowan, Karter Lee McCowan, Rhett Piersyn McCowan; mother, Barbara Dunn Smith; sister, Sherry Jean McCowan; brothers, Gerry Fletcher (Lynn) McCowan, John Robert (Tina) Smith, Jr.; nine nieces and nephews; eight great-nieces and great-nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, William Terry McCowan; sister, Terri Denise McCarver; nephews, Drew Franko, Brandon Joe Kennamer.