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James Walter Cowherd Obituary

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James Walter Cowherd

Indianapolis, IN

July 16, 1955 - January 29, 2024

James Walter Cowherd Obituary

James Walter Cowherd was born on July 16, 1955, to his parents, James W. Cowherd and Georgia L. Marion. He departed this earthy life on January 29, 2024. James attended Crispus Attucks High School and Washington High School. Upon graduating, James W. Cowherd enlisted in the United States Marines. He served his country for a while. James also worked with the Conrail Railroad Company for a number of years, and worked as the Head of Security in Detroit, Michigan.

James loved the Lord more than you could ever imagine. He also loved his family and friends. James was a pillar to his community. He was better known as “Waldo” and “Cowboy”. James helped his neighborhood in any way that he could. He was the Handyman, Lawn Care Man, and whatever else you could find him doing in his spare time.

James was very much known for his strong personality. He stood on what he said. You had a choice to either roll with it or roll on. He was very intelligent, funny, and authentic. James never met a stranger. James will truly be missed by all that knew and loved him.

James Walter Cowherd was preceded in death by his parents, son; DeMarco James Leflore, and siblings; Tony, Thomas, Billy, Helen, and Niecy.

James leaves cherishing memories with his children; DeEsha C. McColley and James Cowherd, grandchildren; Robbie’on McColley and Dammie’on McColley, and a host of other relatives and friends.

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