James Wilson Cowan, 53, of Fairview, died on Monday, August 6, 2018.
A native of Buncombe Co., James was a son of the late Don Cowan.
Mr. Cowan proudly served his country in the U.S. Army. He was a combat veteran of the second Iraqi War. In his spare time, he loved to ride his motorcycle.
He is survived by his son, Jacob Cowan and wife Melissa; sister, Kathy Cowan Farley; brother, Mike Cowan; significant other, Christy Tucker; and grandchildren, Garrett and Willow Cowan.
The funeral service for Mr. Cowan will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday at the Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery Chapel. Interment will follow in the cemetery.
His family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday evening at Groce Funeral Home on Patton Ave.