HICKORY---Kenneth David Bowman, husband of the late Frankie Hathcock Bowman, father of Alan Bowman and Renay Bowman Reep, passed away on Tuesday June 25, 2013.
Kenneth was born August 19, 1928 in Burke County to Carl and Armeta Brindell Bowman. He was 84 years old.
Kenneth served in the United States Air Force as a mechanic for B-29's. He retired from Bumgarner Pontiac as Parts manager. He was an assistant Boy Scout leader for Troop 345 at Royal Chapel Church of God, where he was also a member.
In addition to his parents and his wife of 60 years Kenneth was preceded in death by his brothers Bill Bowman, Reggie Bowman and Gary Bowman.
In addition to his children Kenneth is survived by Teresa Cansler Bowman (daughter-in-law), Michael Bryan Hord (son-in-law); brother Keith "Bud" Bowman and wife Imadean.
Kenneth was especially proud of his grandchildren Jon Reep, Nic Reep, Ben and Kelsey Reep, Courtney and Mitchell Bowman, Bryan and Brandon Hord. Kenneth greatly enjoyed his great-grandchildren Hayden, Marilyn and Anson Reep.
A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 2:00 pm at Royal Chapel Church of God.
Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Royal Chapel Church of God, 7190 George Hildebran Road, Hickory, NC 28602
Online condolences may be left at www.hickoryfh.com
Hickory Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.