Paul Duane Cowherd, 57
A funeral service for Paul Duane Cowherd, 57 of Higginsville, will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019, at Zion Luther Church in Corder with the Rev. Mark Junking officiating. Mr. Cowherd died Friday, July 26, near Gainesville. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
He was born Nov. 23, 1961, in Lexington, the son of John “JayBird” and Carol Cowherd. On Aug. 8, 1997, he married Marti Simon. He was a graduate of Lafayette Co. C-1 and a member and elder of Zion Lutheran Church. He worked for the Lafayette County Road District.
Survivors include his mother, Carol Cowherd; two sons, Colby Cowherd of Kansas City and Miles Hamilton and wife Catheryn of Corder; two daughters, Lauren Oberg and husband Jacob of Higginsville and Kaitlyn Cowherd and companion Kegan Bauman of St. Joseph; one brother, Johnny Cowherd and wife Kelly of Warrensburg; one sister, Barbie Cowherd of Higginsville; and four grandchil- dren, Miley, Mason, Cooper and Adalynn.
He was preceded in death by his father.
Burial will be in the Zion Lutheran Cemetery in Corder. Memorial contributions may be sent to Zion Lutheran Church, 500 N. Elizabeth St., Corder, MO 64021.