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Robert Lee Bowen

Robert Lee Bowen

Male 1927 - 2009  (82 years)

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  • Name Robert Lee Bowen  [1, 2, 3
    Born 16 Feb 1927  Pierce, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    SSN issued Bef 1951  Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence 1986  St Marys, Camden, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 1996  Blackshear, Pierce, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Death 1 Oct 2009  Blackshear, Pierce, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died 1 Oct 2009  St Marys, Camden, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Robert Lee Bowen, Jr.
      02/16/1927 - 10/01/2009

      Mr. Robert Lee Bowen, Jr. age 82 of Blackshear died suddenly early Thursday morning at South East GA Health Systems Camden Campus in St. Mary's Ga. He was a native of Pierce County but had lived many years in St. Mary's before moving back to Pierce County in 1989.

      He was preceded in death by his parents the late Robert Lee Bowen Sr. and Ida Rhodenberry Bowen, his wife Josephine Wildes Bowen, 2 sisters Celia Dangerfield and Evelyn Taylor, and a brother Charles Bowen.

      Mr. Bowen retired from Gilman Paper Company as a machinist with 34 years of service. He was a member of Southgate Baptist Church. Mr. Bowen served in the U.S. Army and the U.S. Air Force. He was also a member of the Disabled American Veterans Chapter 70 in Waycross, GA, and a member of the McDonalds Coffee Club in Blackshear.

      He is survived by his daughter Marrisia Bowen of St. Mary's GA, a son Dan Bowen wife Laura of Roswell, GA, 2 grandchildren Dr. Bob Bowen of Olympia Washington and Kate Bowen of Omaha, Nebraska, 1 sister Hilda Williamson of Blackshear, and several nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

      A funeral service will be held 3pm Sunday at Southgate Baptist Church. Burial will be in Waters Cemetery. The family will receive friends Saturday evening from 6 to8pm at Smith Funeral Home.

      The family request that the McDonald's Coffee Club serve as Honorary Pallbearers and are asked to be at the church by 2:45 on Sunday.

      Smith Funeral Home
      Blackshear, Georgia
    Buried 4 Oct 2009  Waters Cemetery, Pierce, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Person ID I7291  tng Genealogy

    Family Josephine Lois Wildes,   b. 6 Feb 1928, Pierce, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 2005, Southeast Georgia Health Systems Camden Campus, St Marys, Camden, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 29 Feb 1952 
    Children 
    +1. Living
     2. Living
    Family ID F2771  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 Feb 1927 - Pierce, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsSSN issued - Bef 1951 - Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1986 - St Marys, Camden, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1996 - Blackshear, Pierce, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 1 Oct 2009 - Blackshear, Pierce, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Oct 2009 - St Marys, Camden, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Josephine Wildes and Robert Bowen photo
    Josephine Wildes and Robert Bowen photo

    Headstones
    Josephine Wildes and Robert Bowen gravestone
    Josephine Wildes and Robert Bowen gravestone

  • Sources 
    1. [S344] Social Security Death Index, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2009;), Database online. Number: ; Issue State: Georgia; Issue Date: Before 1951.
      Record for Robert Bowen
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=ssdi&h=85824130&indiv=try

    2. [S396] U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2010;), Database online.
      Record for Robert Bowen

    3. [S396] U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2010;), Database online.
      Record for Robert L Bowen Jr

    4. [S122] FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/42582565
      http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=42582565.

    5. [S142] Gravestone.
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