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Terry Lee McGowan

May 25, 1965 ~ March 21, 2021 (age 55)


Terry Lee McGowan, of Russell Springs, passed away on Sunday, March 21, 2021, at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital, in Somerset.  He was 55 years of age.

Born on May 25, 1965, in Somerset, he was the son of Doyle and Elaine Tucker McGowan.  Terry married Teresa Polston on December 6, 1985, in Tennessee.  He cattle farmed for and worked side by side with Jeff Loy, for over twenty years.  Terry loved his work and being outdoors.

He is survived by his wife of thirty-five years, Teresa; his son, Todd McGowan, of Russell Springs; his mother, Elaine McGowan, of Russell Springs; his brothers, Jackie McGowan (and Kathy) and Darren McGowan (and Rose) of Russell Springs; his sisters, Annetta Simpson (and Joel) of Nancy, and Pam Reece (and Randall) and Missy Wilkerson (and Dwayne) of Russell Springs; special family friends, Jeff and Vicky Loy and Karen Willenbrink; and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.

Terry is preceded in death by his father, Doyle McGowan.

Funeral services are 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, March 24, 2021, at Bernard Funeral Home with Bro. Dustin McGowan officiating.  Burial will follow in Parks Ridge Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. until time for services on Wednesday, at Bernard Funeral Home.

Social distancing guidelines must be followed by everyone in attendance.  Facial coverings are required.

Terry’s funeral arrangements are entrusted to Bernard Funeral Home.  An online guestbook is available at


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March 24, 2021

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Bernard Funeral Home

Funeral Service
March 24, 2021

1:00 PM
Bernard Funeral Home

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