John N. Cowley, 87, was born in Akron where he attended Central High School and the University of Akron. He also spent some of his childhoood on a family farm in Tennessee. He was a resident of Fairlawn at the time of his passing.
He retired from Goodyear Tire after 47 years working in tire production and planning management.
He is survived by daughters Pamela of Richmond, VA, and Allison (Timothy) Cowley-Omundson of Los Angeles, CA; granddaughters Lily and Nora; a nephew and a niece.
The family received friends at Hummel Funeral Home in Copley. Internment was at .
In lieu of flowers, John's family suggests donations be made to an animal rescue group of your choice.