Jerry McGowan, age 84, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by family, on January 7, 2020. Inurnment will be at a later date. Mr. McGowan was an automotive Shop Foreman with the Wilson County Road Commission and a member of Immanuel Baptist. He is preceded in death by wife of 58 years, Ruth Sullins McGowan. He is survived by daughter Diane (Chris) Shelton, grandson Kyle Shelton, great-granddaughter Emeline Grace Vann, brothers Gene and Ellis McGowan, and best furry friend Spot. Special thanks to Avalon Hospice and the caregivers with Home Instead. Please make memorial donations in his name to New Leash on Life (507 W. Baddour Pkwy, Lebanon TN 37087). Sellars Funeral Home, Lebanon TN, 615.444.9393.