Mr. Bowen, age 79, of Charlotte, died Friday, February 15, 2013 at Carolinas Medical Center - University. Born May 11, 1933 in Binghamton, NY, he was a son of the late Dr. Otis and Ellen Bowen. Mr. Bowen retired as a social worker of New York.
The family will receive friends 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Sunday at Wilson Funeral & Cremation Service. Immediately following the visitation, there will be a formal procession from the funeral home to Charlotte Memorial Gardens, where his graveside service will be held.
Survivors include a son, Brad Bowen and his wife, Cathy, of Charlotte; daughter, Andrea Wintergrass and her husband, David, of Stamford, CT; five grandchildren; and a brother, Edward Finley Bowen of Binghamton. In addition to his parents, Mr. Bowen was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia Sognalian Bowen.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the
, 6000 Fairview Road, Suite 200, Charlotte, NC 28210.
Arrangements by Wilson Funeral & Cremation Service, 5301 Albemarle Road, Charlotte, NC 28212 (704-568-2106). Condolences may be offered at www.wilsonfuneralservices.com.