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11/21/2009 5:25:00 PM
Francis ‘Frank’ ‘Pappy’ Earl Cowperthwait 1930 - 2009
Francis “Frank” “Pappy” Earl Cowperthwait
Francis “Frank” “Pappy” Earl Cowperthwait

Francis “Frank” “Pappy” Earl Cowperthwait, 79, of Camp Verde, passed away November 20, 2009. He was born January 23, 1930 in Mt. Holy, New Jersey to the late Raymond and Ruth (Taylor) Cowperthwait. Frank served in both the US Navy and the US Airforce during the Korean War. He worked as a firefighter in Fagstaff and later retired as Captain. Frank is survived by his wife of 46 years, Helen Cowperthwait; his sons, Bob Cowperthwait (Mary) of Battleground, Washington and Robbie Cowperthwait (Donna) of Aurora, Missouri; his daughters, Karen Watson (John) of Las Cruces, New Mexico, Janice Fann (Scott) of Phoenix, Arizona, Joni Abney (Rick) of Mt. Vernon, Missouri; his sister Doris Foulk of Mt. Holly, New Jersey; eleven grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchildren. Memorial services will be 1:00pm Monday, November 23, 2009 at Western Horizons RV Park Clubhouse, 1472 W. Horseshoe Bend Dr., Camp Verde, Arizona. Francis will rest at National Memorial Cemetery of Phoenix. Please share your condolences at www.buelerfamilyfuneralhome.com .

Bueler Camp Verde Funeral Home assisted the family.

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