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J.W. Bowen
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Obituary for J.W. Bowen

J.W. Bowen, 94, of Panama City, FL, went to be with the Lord on Friday, February 9, 2018. He was born July 21, 1923 in Hilton, GA to James and Annie (Hughes) Bowen.

J.W. was a man of many skills and trades. In his early years, he worked as a welder in a shipyard. He eventually learned carpentry and became a contractor for H.K. Walker & Sons. Once J.W. perfected his knowledge and skills of the business, he started his own company called Bowen & Sons. In his spare time, he enjoyed fishing and repairing old lawn mowers. He was a member of Parker Assembly of God where he was a Deacon and Sunday School Superintendent.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Annie Ruth Bowen; son, Wayne Bowen; and grandson, John Bowen.

Those left to cherish his memory include his two sons, Jerry Bowen (Norma) and Jimmy Bowen (Margaret); six grandchildren: Keith Bowen (Angie), Kim Poston (Jim), Kevin Bowen (Robin), Jim Bowen (Michelle), Kathy Mills (Danny) and Kerry Bowen (Yvonne); sixteen great grandchildren: Tyler Bowen, Richard Bowen, Joshua Bowen, Justin Bowen, Cameron Bowen, Casey Bowen, Gabrielle Bowen, Devyn Jackson, Janna Greer, Courtney Mills, Daniel Mills, Meagan Poston, Neil Poston, Amber Brady, Josh Brady and Heather Sawyer; and twelve great-great grandchildren: Hayden Arlt, Hudson Arlt, Bella Grace Bowen, Dylan Bowen, Jemma Bowen, Piper Bowen, Jace Greer, Madelynn Moore, Addisen Sawyer, Adrienne Sawyer, Braden Sawyer and Braelyn Winter.

Funeral services will begin 2:00 P.M., Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at Heritage Funeral Home with Brother Keith Bowen and Rev. Tommy McCormick officiating. The family will receive friends beginning 1:00 P.M. prior to the service. Interment will follow at Callaway Cemetery.

Serving as pallbearers are Kevin Bowen, Jim Bowen Jr., Kerry Bowen, Joshua Bowen, Neil Poston and Justin Bowen. Honorary pallbearers include Jim Poston, Danny Mills, Tyler Bowen, Daniel Mills and Earl Sawyer.


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Visitation

Wednesday

14

Feb

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Heritage Funeral Home and Cremation Services

247 N. Tyndall Parkway
Panama City, FL 32404

Service

Wednesday

14

Feb

2:00 PM
Heritage Funeral Home and Cremation Services

247 N. Tyndall Parkway
Panama City, FL 32404

Cemetery Details

Location

Callaway Cemetery

152 N Bob Little Road
Panama City, Florida 32404

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