September 27, 1948 - April 25, 2021
Sanford Cowart, son of the late Mathis Cowart and Lizzie Thomas, was born September 27, 1948, in Albany, GA, where he received his formal education at Monroe High School. Sanford served honorably in the United States Army during the Vietnam War and retired from the Defense Distribution Depot, Susquehanna, where he was the recipient of the 20-year dedicated service award along with numerous other awards. Sanford also rehabbed houses all over the State of Pennsylvania. Leisurely, he enjoyed fishing, watching westerns, football, playing the PA lottery daily number and visiting his sister in Georgia. At seventy-two years of age, while at the Lebanon VA Medical Center, Lebanon, PA, Sanford transitioned from time to eternity on Sunday, April 25, 2021, joining his parents, his son, Eric “Spank” Cowart; siblings, Robert, Johnny, Lucille, Thomas; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Almond and Lula; brothers-in-law, Bobby, Jimmy, Walter; sisters-in-law, Christine, Joann, Dorothy, Jymar; and a host of nieces and nephews from Pennsylvania to Georgia. Loving memories will be cherished by his devoted wife of fifty years, Betty Cowart; son, Cedric Burns (Laura); brother, Sam Williams; sister, Florine W. Thomas; sisters-in-law, Delores (Calvin), Patricia (Tyrone); brothers-in-law, Tommy (Rosland), Harry Mills; cousin, Tom “Tick” Bowdry; grandchildren, Ericka Cowart, Jerica and Eric Turner; great-grandchildren, Dmiere, Rashaad, Erin, Marquis; and his duck, Melissa “Duck” Alexander. FAMILY AND FRIENDS ARE ENCOURAGED TO CLICK ON THE SHARE A MEMORY TAB TO POST VIDEOS, SHARE MEMORIES, CONDOLENCES, REFLECTIONS OR SIMPLY YOUR NAME. CLICK ON THE PHOTOS & VIDEOS ON-LINE STREAMING OF SERVICE TAB OR MEDIA TAB (MOBILE) AND TRIBUTE WEBCAST TO VIEW SERVICE.
Sanford Cowart, son of the late Mathis Cowart and Lizzie Thomas, was born September 27, 1948, in Albany, GA, where he received his formal education at Monroe High School. Sanford served honorably in the United States Army during the Vietnam... View Obituary & Service Information
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