James Michael "Jim/Jimmy" Cowdrey
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June 20, 1943 ~ March 12, 2015

On March 12, 2015 James "Jim/Jimmy" Michael Cowdrey lost his battle with cancer.

He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Susan (Caples) Cowdrey; Daughter, Karyn Cowdrey (Roger Pressentin); Son, Michael Cowdrey (Mindie Abraham Cowdrey); Sister, Diane (Cowdrey) Milligan ( Doug Milligan); two Nephews and a Niece.

Jim was a firefighter for Vancouver, WA Fire Department for 22 years, owned a successful boat building company, enjoyed many adventures rafting, riding motorcycles, fishing, camping with family and friends and touring around the Western part of the U.S. with his wife Suzi, their dog BZ and their RV.

A Celebration of Life Ceremony will be held April 4th, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. at the Vancouver Fire Fighters Union Hall, 2807 NW Fruit Valley Rd., Vancouver, WA 98660.
Please sign his Guest Book at www.columbian.com/obits.

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Published in The Columbian on Mar. 22, 2015.
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April 4, 2015
Jimmy, your smile will live on in our memories! You will be missed by all. -Edna Nash
April 4, 2015
Jim, you surely will be missed by your family and friends. Our warmest and deepest heart felt thoughts go out to all your family and friends.
Wayne & Joy Myers
April 3, 2015
I am saddened for your loss, many great memories
Ryan Kytola
March 27, 2015
You have my deepest sympathy. May the God of loyal love comfort the family during your time of sorrow. Psalm 119:76
March 26, 2015
Madie Baldwin
March 25, 2015
Suzi & Family, I am beyond sorry to hear of Jimmy's passing. You are in my prayers and thoughts. I look forward to seeing you at his Celebration of Life event. God bless you all.
Pam Gillis
March 23, 2015
Pat,Lisa, Parker and Max were blessed to spend many Thanksgivings at Elk camp with Dad. His stories kept us entertained for hours around the pot belly stove. You will be missed by many but never forgotten. Love to Suzie, Karyn, Mike and Mindy. We look forward to celebrating this great man on April 4.
Thanks for the memories- The Randle Family
March 23, 2015
I am so saddened to hear that your Jimmy passed away. I will be praying for you and your family.

Becky Davis
Becky Davis
March 23, 2015
Suzi and family..So sorry to hear of Jim's passing..
"MEMORIES"--Let them fill your mind and warm your heart...
Brett and Harriet
March 22, 2015
Condolences to the Cowdrey family. May you find peace in knowing the many people that knew Jim.
Gwen Davis
Gwen Davis
March 22, 2015
Sorry to hear about Jim Passing
Bruce Daniels
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