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Mr. Donald Cowart

Mr. Donald R. Cowart, age 62, of Brooklet, died on Thursday, July 29, 2021, at Summerville Medical Center in Summerville, SC, after a short illness.

Mr. Cowart was a native of Columbia, SC, grew up in Vidalia and graduated from Vidalia High School. He was a member of Miles Road Baptist Church in Summerville. After serving a 20-year military career in the U.S. Army, he retired as a master sergeant (MSG) combat engineer. He was a Desert Storm veteran and earned many accomplishments in his military career. He was employed since 2004 by General Dynamics in Ladson, SC, as plant operations manager. He was preceded in death by his parents, Sidney and Melba Cowart; 1 sister, Debbie White; and his father-inlaw, Bill Hearn.

Survivors include his wife, Juliann H. Cowart of Brooklet; 1 son, Robbie N. Cowart (Michell) of Frisco, TX; 1 brother, Dan Cowart (Monica) of Vidalia; his mother-in-law, Priscilla Hearn, of Daisy, GA; several nieces and nephews; and 2 granddaughters, Alanah and Leila Cowart.

A family funeral service with military honors was held on Tuesday, August 3, 2021, at 11:00 a.m., in the chapel of J. Mellie Nesmith Funeral Home in Claxton, with Rev. Eric Grissino of Summerville officiating. The burial was private.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Brooklet First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 367, Brooklet, GA 30415, or online at brookletfbc. com.

Mellie NeSmith Funeral Home in Claxton was in charge of arrangements.

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