John Sowards

LISBON – John Sowards, 71, of Roller Coaster Road, died Sunday at Salem Community Hospital.

Born Nov. 6, 1941 in Greyhawk, KY, he was a son of the late R. Lew and Geneva (Welch) Sowards.

He had worked as a self-employed mason and was an Army veteran.

Survivors include a daughter, Tawnya Myrick, of East Liverpool; five siblings, Muriel Nichols of Kent, Carol Nunnamaker of St. Augustine, Fla., Anne Folds of Salem, Susan Cappadona of North Carolina, and Rodney Sowards of Lisbon; and one granddaughter.

A private burial will be held.

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