January 3, 1935 - July 30, 2013
Clyde Wesley "Red" Bowen Jr., 78, of Apple Grove, WV, died Tuesday, July 30, 2013, at the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House in Huntington, WV. He was born January 3, 1935, in Mercers Bottom, WV, a son of the late Clyde Wesley Bowen Sr. and Bonnie Mae (Nowlin) Bowen. Red was a member of Ashton Baptist Church, and Pipefitters Local No. 521 of Huntington, WV. He was a 1953 Hannan High School graduate, retired as a pipefitter from the Huntington Local, and was active in construction and real estate development. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by father-in-law and mother-in-law, Bart and Mildred Long; two nephews, Butch and Timmy Brown, and a special Uncle James Nowlin. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Janette May (Long) Bowen of Apple Grove; son Wesley Bowen and fiancee Erin and her daughter, Hannah of Apple Grove; two daughters, Terri (John Jr.) Watterson, and Regina (Steve) DeWeese of Apple Grove; five grandchildren, a special granddaughter Alicia (David) Russell of Leon, Trey Watterson, Hannah Watterson, Alana Edwards, and Bowen DeWeese; two great grandchildren, Lauren and Levi Russell. Also surviving are one brother, Gary Bowen of Apple Grove; two sisters, Norma (Dudley) Wears of Apple Grove, and Jeanie Brown of Point Pleasant; special nephew, Mike Brown; and several nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m., Friday, August 2, 2013, at Beale United Methodist Church at Apple Grove with Max Spurlock officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m., Thursday, at Wilcoxen Funeral Home in Point Pleasant and one hour prior to service at the church Friday. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House of Huntington, 3100 Staunton Road, Huntington, WV 25702. Online condolences may be made at www.wilcoxenfuneralhome.com.
Clyde Wesley "Red" Bowen Jr., 78, of Apple Grove, WV, died Tuesday, July 30, 2013, at the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House in Huntington, WV. He was born January 3, 1935, in Mercers Bottom, WV, a son of the late Clyde Wesley Bowen Sr. and Bonnie... View Obituary & Service Information
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