LEOTI — Arthur Robert McCowan, 98, died Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013, at Wichita County Health Center in Leoti.
He was born Nov. 14, 1914, in Pretty Prairie, to Jesse and Maude Shockley McCowan.
A resident of Wichita County since 1930, Mr. McCowan was a farmer and a former Wichita County Commissioner.
On Sept. 15, 1940, he married Eva Wilhelmina Kuhlmann in Wichita County. She died Nov. 24, 2010, in Leoti. He also was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Morgan and Ross McCowan; and six sisters, Marie Baty, Mary McCowan, Alma Sargent, Rosa McCowan, Ruby Downs and Leota Mallech.
Survivors include two daughters, Linda Scheel of Leoti, and Paula Leazure of Oklahoma City; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Funeral will begin at 2 p.m. Monday at First Presbyterian Church in Leoti. Burial will be at Leoti Cemetery.
Visitation hours are noon to 8 p.m. today and 1 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Price & Sons Funeral Home in Leoti. Condolences may be sent at www.priceandsons.com. Memorials are suggested to First Presbyterian Church, Wichita County Amusement Association or Wichita County Senior Citizens Center, all in care of the funeral home.