Charles W. McGowan, 71, of Unadilla, Nev., passed away Saturday, July 26, 2014, at his home.
He was born on Aug. 7, 1942, to Grant and Margaret (Lauderback) McGowan in Cleveland.
He served in the United States Army from 1960 to 1966, where he spent part of his time overseas in Germany. He worked as a corrections officer. He enjoyed his garden and taking the produce he grew to the county fair.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, at 11 a.m. at the Fusselman-Allen-Harvey Funeral Chapel at 644 Park St. in Syracuse.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Syracuse Food Pantry.