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James L. GowinSeptember 13, 1956 ~ September 27, 2017 (age 61)
James Lee Gowin, 61, passed away from lung cancer on September 27, 2017. He was born September 13, 1956 in Fort Hood, TX. He worked as a machinist at J.R. Wheel. Jim loved fishing, gardening, and Harley-Davidson motorcycles. He also had a great love for racing stock cars.
Jim was preceded in death by his father, Larry; brother, Dennis Gowin; and significant other, Suzanne Brown.
Jim is survived by mother, Pauline; daughter, Heather Brown; brother, Tom Gowin; sisters, Becky Gowin and Michele (Kenneth) Calderone; 3 grandchildren; and his good friends, Calvin and Bill.
Friends may call at Bacher Funeral Home, 3250 Greenwich Rd. on Sunday, October 1, 2017 from 1-3 p.m., where services will be held at 3 p.m. Private interment at Chestnut Hill Cemetery.
The family requests no flowers, but that donations may be made to Summa Health System, Hospice of Summa, 444 N. Main St., PO Box 2090, Akron, OH 44398-6153.