Robert "Cowboy" Lee Willard

April 2, 1947 ~ January 26, 2020 (age 72)


Robert “Cowboy” Lee Willard, 72, of Salisbury passed away on Sunday, January 26, 2020, at Novant Health Rowan Medical Center.

Born in Stuart, VA on April 2, 1947, he was the son of the late Gladys Marie Lane Willard and Marvin Robert Willard.

Cowboy worked as a truck driver for K.W. Arthur Roofing.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Margaret Ann Willard, whom he married on April 24, 1997; son, Darryl; daughters, Candi, Tonya, Angel, Lynn, and Elizabeth; step-daughters, Becky, Angie, and Teresa; brothers, Donnie, Chuck, David, Jerry, and William “Jig-A-Boo”; sisters, Patsy, Patricia, and Mary Alice and several grandchildren.

Visitation: 5:00-7:00 PM Thursday, January 30, 2020, at Haven Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall, 207 W Harrison St, Salisbury, NC 28144.

Donations may be made to the family to assist with services.

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January 30, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Haven Lutheran church Fellowship Hall
207 W. Harrison Street
Salisbury, NC 28146

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