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Deputy Sheriff Greg A. McCowan

September 26, 1980 — February 8, 2024


Deputy Sheriff Greg McCowan, age 43, of Maryville, TN passed away on Thursday, February 8, 2024. Greg was full of love and life. He enjoyed Dirt Track Racing, traveling, boating, riding motorcycles, restoring cars and Mustangs. But, more than that, he loved his family. His Fiancé, Children, and granddaughter were the light of his life. Greg was living his life’s dream of being a Police Officer.  He had a heart to serve and was always wanting and willing to give a helping hand.  It was his Honor to serve beside his brothers and sisters in Blue. Greg was welcomed into Jesus arms by his grandparents, Doris Jean and JW Belt, Ibbie Isaacs and Cloyd McCowan, as well as his Pop, William Danny Covington.  Greg leaves behind his loving Fiancé, Leah Lane; cherished children, Cayley McCowan (Desmon) and Cayden McCowan (Paige); and his beautiful granddaughter, Ella Underwood; parents Dallas McCowan, and Elizabeth Taulbee and Jeff Hayes; sister, Charity Taulbee; bonus children, Caven Lane and Jacob Lane.  Greg will be remembered for his love for his family and his contagious smile.  The family will receive friends on Tuesday, February 13, 2024 from 4:00 PM until 7:00 PM at Sevier Heights Baptist Church, 3140 Maloney Road, Knoxville, TN 37920.  Funeral service will full Police Honors will be held on Wednesday, February 14, 2024 at 1:00 PM at Sevier Heights Baptist Church with the Interment to follow at Grandview Cemetery.  The community is welcome to sign the guest book on Monday, February 12, 2024 from 8:00 AM until 5:00 PM at Smith Funeral & Cremation Service, 1402 Tuckaleechee Pike, Maryville, TN 37803. Smith Funeral & Cremation Service is honored to serve the family of Deputy Sheriff Greg McCowan.   

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