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John P. Cowles

December 24, 1937 June 18, 2020
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John P. Cowles John P. Cowles, 82, of Mt. Carmel, Illinois, passed away on June 18, 2020 surrounded by his loving family. He was born on December 24, 1937 at home in Grayville, Illinois, the son of John Riley and Luretta (Keeling) Cowles. John married Nellie Huff on December 11, 1962 and she survives. John worked in the oil fields of southern Illinois for many years.  He enjoyed gardening, fishing, hunting and spending time with his family.  He will be missed by his family and all who knew him.  John is remembered by his wife, Nellie Cowles; son, John R. Cowles; daughter, Amanda Waggoner; grandchildren, Taylor Waggoner and Riley Waggoner; son-in-law, Jim Waggoner; and son-in-law, Ric Underhile. John was preceded in death by his parents; and his brothers and sisters.   In keeping with John’s wishes, cremation will take place with a Celebration of Life to be held at a later date.  Keepes Funeral Home is serving the family with the arrangements.  To view John’s tribute wall and leave a note of condolence for the Cowles family, please visit www.keepesfuneralhome.com

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