May 1, 2017
Jim had an extensive career in the radio business starting at CHUM, 1050 CHUM, eventually moving to Barrie where he helped launch Rock 95 in 1988 and remained there until 2006 as V.P of marketing and sales. Jim then continued in radio sales with The Dock until his illness in 2016.
Passed away peacefully on Monday, May 1, 2017at Hospice Simcoe, Barrie at the age of 70. Loving husband of Elizabeth for 24 years. Caring father of the late Joanna. Loved brother of the late Ernest Bruce Cowden, Norma Edwards (Bruce), and Keith Cowden (Karen Allen Clarke). Dear brother-in-law to Pat Cowden (Bill Sheffield), the late Jane Cowden, Marshall Aikens (Debbie), David Aikens (Donna) and Elaine Moll. Dear uncle to Kevin Cowden (Anne), Doug Edwards, Dean Edwards (Louise), Kim Campbell, Jennifer Applegate (Drew), Mike Cowden (Ashlea), Keri Bradley (Craig), Mike Aikens (Shannon), Christine Aikens (Dayne), Simon Moll, Stanley Moll (Rachel) and many great nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at ADAMS FUNERAL HOME (445 St. Vincent Street Barrie) on Friday, May 12, 2017 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 11 o’clock a.m. with visitation from 10 a.m. Memorial donations to Hospice Simcoe or Seasons Centre for Grieving Children would be appreciated. Messages of condolence may be forwarded to the family through adamsfuneralhome.ca