Obituaries » Richard "Dick" Bowen
July 7, 1927 - February 28, 2016
Richard Paige Bowen was born July 7, 1927 in Portsmouth, OH. He was the son of William Clyde and Clara Virginia (West) Bowen. He died on February 28, 2016 at his residence in De Soto, MO at the age of 88 years. He is survived by his children, Randy Paige (Sandy) Bowen, French Village, MO and Richard Jeffrey “Rick” Bowen, De Soto, MO; son-in-law, George Uhlenbrock, De Soto, MO; one sister, Betty Virginia Faris, Columbia, OH; grandchildren, Corie Politte, Paige Uhlenbrock, Katie Bowen, Adam Bowen, Leslie (Nick) Marchetti, and Grant (Natalie) Bowen; Great-Grandchildren, Sophia Marchetti, Nicholas Marchetti, and Parker Bowen. He is preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Betty Jean (nee Coleman) Bowen; one daughter, Stephanie “Jan” Uhlenbrock; three brothers, William C. Bowen, Jr., Donald E. Bowen, and Dorsey Bowen. Dick was a retired supervisor at Missouri Pacific/Union Pacific Railroad. He served in the U.S. Navy during WWII and the U.S. Army; he was also a member of Lodge #119 A.F. & A.M., B.P.O.E. Lodge #689; and AmVets Post #48. As an expression of sympathy memorials to St. Anthony’s Hospice or American Cancer Society.