imagecowgillresizedDavid “Chip” Allen Cowgill II, 51 of Lapel, passed away peacefully in his home on November 21, 2012 surrounded by his family following a long, courageous battle with brain cancer.  He was born on September 9, 1961 in Michigan City, Indiana to the late David and Joan Cowgill

David graduated from Three Oaks High School [Three Oaks, MI].  He was a plastics engineer and worked for IDI Composites International in Noblesville, IN for more than twenty years.  Most recently, he worked for Mar-Bal Plastics in Chagrin Falls, OH.  David enjoyed spending time with his family and was an avid Notre Dame Football fan.

David married Ann (Miller) on October 27, 1984; she survives.  He is also survived by his daughter, Katelyn and his son, Kyle who live in Lapel, IN.  Also surviving are his sister, Deborah Cowgill of Hyannis Port, MA; brother, Donald (Linda) Cowgill of Hudson Lake, IN; brother, Dan (Becky) Cowgill of Atlanta, GA; and sister, Dee (Spiro) Papaioannou of Bradenton, FL.  Several nieces and nephews also survive as does his life-long friend, Michael (Kathy) Lowry of Walkerton, IN

David was preceded in death by his step-father, Homer “Red” Rabideux, and his father-in-law, Richard Miller.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, December 1, 2012 from 1:00 – 3:00 PM at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 200 West 46th Street in Anderson, IN.  Services will immediately follow at 3:00 PM with Bishop Terry Frandsen officiating and presiding.  Cremation will follow.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be offered at any branch of the Indiana Members Credit Union (c/o of Katelyn Cowgill).

Arrangements entrusted to Keller Mortuary Services, 801 N. Main Street in Lapel, IN.