Charles Stillman McGowan, 75, of Alma died Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, at his home. He was a retired logger and of the Christian faith. He was born Jan. 4, 1942 in, Avoca, Ark.

Cremation is under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home of Alma.

He is survived by his wife, Peggy; two daughters, Charlene Lawson of Orange Cove, Calif., and Rebecka Turner of Mountainburg; three sons, Ronnie McGowan of Fort Smith, Jerry McGowan of Orange Cove and Nicholas McGowan of Springdale; five sisters, Mary Frazier of Alma and Betty Thomas, Jean Williams, Sharon Chumbley and Brenda Smith, all of California; a brother, Billy McGowan of California; 10 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.