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Bradley “Brad” Joseph Cowell

Bradley "Brad" Joseph Cowell


Bradley “Brad” Joseph Cowell, 60, of Sparta, IL; born on May 20, 1960 in Perryville, MO; passed away on Wednesday, March 31, 2021 at Sparta Community Hospital in Sparta, IL.

Brad worked for R&M Oil and Supply as a truck driver.  He loved to fish and have a good time with his friends.  He was of Christian faith and was devoted to Christ.

He was preceded in death by his Father – Chester George Cowell.

Brad is survived by his loving Mother – Rudell Otto-Cowell; One Brother – Terry Cowell of Sparta, IL; One Sister – Joyce (Bob) Hood of Woodlawn, IL.

Condolences to the family may be expressed at

It was his wish to be cremated and a memorial service will be held at a later date.

Heil-Schuessler & Sinn Funeral Home in Sparta, IL is in charge of arrangements

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  1. Linda Boston says:

    Sending prayers for the Cowell family. Brad was a very nice person. Always had a Beautiful Spirit and smile whenever you saw him. God Bless your family.
    Linda Boston
    Quincy, IL

  2. Jeff Bowlby says:

    This just really hits home hard . So many child hood memories of Brad and his family ! Great memories for sure . My deepest sympathy to the family .

  3. Richard Sauer says:

    Aunt Rudell and cousins Terry and Joyce, Chris and I offer our sincere condolences and sympathy for you loss. May God bestow His blessings on Brad and may his soul rest in piece.
    Dick and Chris Sauer

  4. Joan Cowell Bauer says:

    So sorry to hear of Brad’s passing. Condolences to the family. May he Rest In Peace!

  5. Laura Arnett says:

    I’m so sorry to hear this. Lots of good High School memories with Brad. Remember seeing and talking with him at one of our last reunions. Rest Easy, Brad. My thoughts and Prayers are with all who loved him

  6. Bill Thoms says:

    Sorry to hear of Brads passing. Worked with him in the car business years ago. Good times.. good man… rip Brad

  7. Tom And Cathy Sauer says:

    Cathy and I offer our condolences for the loss of Brad He and the family are in our thoughts and prayers. God Bless

  8. Ginny & Mike Burch says:

    I am so sorry to get the news about Brad!! My deepest sympathy to the family!! Thoughts and prayers are with the family!

  9. Kathy Cowell Klevorn says:

    So sorry to hear this. You have my deepest sympathies and will be in my thoughts and prayers.

  10. Lisa Gentry says:

    I’m so sorry to hear about Brad’s passing. Sending love and prayers. 🌹

  11. Danny & Marla Cowell says:

    So sorry to hear of Brad’s passing away. You all have our deepest sympathy! You are in our thoughts & prayers.

  12. Matt Stewart says:

    So sorry and shocked to hear this. Brad was a great guy. I worked with him for several years when we were drivers at Baker Brothers.

  13. Bill Rhodes says:

    I just heard the news, Brad was a great friend. I’m truly sorry to hear that he has passed

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