Robert Charles McGowan
September 2, 1939 – June 9, 2018
Born September 2, 1939 and went to be with the Lord on June 9, 2018.
Robert (Bob) McGowan was born in Philadelphia, PA. He graduated from Pennsylvania Military College in Business Administration and a Bachelor of Laws from LaSalle University. He began his career as a sales executive promoted to Senior Vice President of International Salt Company with offices in New York, New Jersey, Ohio and relocated in early 1970’s to New Orleans, Louisiana.
In 1974, he took a risk and started his own company to operate a successful manufacturing warehouse and chemical plant. In 1999, after a fire destroyed his warehouse he relocated to Lynn Haven, Florida. He enjoyed golfing, boating, riding his motorcycle, working out, and loved his N.O. Saints and Fox News.
He is survived by his three daughters, Debbie Dantin (Keith) of Tallahassee, Christina “Amy” of Panama City Beach, Candace Kubas (Justin) of New Orleans, grandsons Austin and Blake Dantin, and brother, David of Pennsylvania. He was preceded in death by his parents (Walter and Helen), brother (Walter) and sister (Louise). Services were held on June 17th, 2018 at Mulligan Park Community in Tallahassee.
He was a good man, a hard worker and loved by many. Assisting the family with their arrangements is Culley’s MeadowWood Funeral Home.
Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on June 24th, 2018.
- Funeral Service Sunday, June 17, 2018