Mr. Robert Dale GuinMr. Robert Dale Guin, better known as “Cowboy," age 70 of Guin, passed away on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at his residence.

Mr. Guin was born September 1, 1947 to Lecil and Inez Guin and was raised on their farm in Marion County. 

Cowboy was a State Champion in the 4H cattle show and graduated from Marion County High School in 1966 where he was a standout guard and linebacker. He played for Coach Joe Hubbert and credited him for his success in life.   

Mr. Guin worked at the 3M Company in Guin for 42 years and was a supervisor for 36 of those years. He served in the United States National Guard for 13 years. 

Cowboy enjoyed rabbit and coon hunting, fishing, gardening, and Auburn football. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Thyra Guin, son, Heath Guin (Melody), daughter, Amy Frederick (Jeremy), grandchildren, Presley Alexis Guin, Bailey & Brodie Frederick, his sisters, Mary Elaine Ballard (Andy) and Sandy Hopkins (Steve), several nieces, nephews, and other family and friends. 

Mr. Guin is preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Donald Guin, sister, Carolyn Ann Sizemore, a niece, Cathy Ballard and nephew, Jared Guin.    

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. from the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow in the West Alabama Memorial Gardens in Gu-Win. Larry Alexander will be the officiating minister. 

The visitation will be from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home.   

Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield serving the Guin family.