- 20 years old
- Date of birth: Feb 1, 1989
- Date of passing: Sep 20, 2009
|Let the memory of SPC Corey be with us forever|
SPC Kowall, Corey, age 20, of Murfreesboro, passed away on September 20, 2009 at 9:20 A.M. assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division, A CO 2-508 INF BN while serving his country in Afghanistan and will be receiving the Bronze Star. He was a native and lifelong resident of Rutherford County. He was a member of the ROTC Raiders Competition Team, and was the Cadet Commander of the TN Wing of the United States Civil Air Patrol.
Corey was preceded in death by his grandfather, Chester Joseph Kowall Sr. He is survived by his parents, Chester Joseph Kowall Jr. of Murfreesboro, TN and Kelly (Gary) Rae Speight of Apollo Beach, FL; sisters, Kyla Rae (Brad) Tackett of Avilla, Indiana and Kristen Louise Kowall of Murfreesboro, TN; grandmother, Louise M. Saylor of Pittsburgh, PA; grandparents, Martha Jane Schoeff and Marshall Owen Schoeff of Leo, Indiana; aunts, Carol (Jay Hornack) Kowall and Sue (Tom) Woods, both of Pittsburgh, PA and Jil (Larry) Lindholm of Fort Wayne, Indiana; and uncle, Tyson Schoeff of Franklin, TN.
Corey enjoyed music, hockey, and helping others any way he could.
All Medals Received
the Bronze Star Medal, Army Achievement Medal, the Good Conduct Medal,
the National Defense Service Medal, the Global War on Terrorism
Service Medal, the Afghan Campaign Medal
All Awards Received
the Army Service Ribbon, the Expert Infantry Badge and the
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