Bowman, Freddie Lee "Fred" Sr. Age: 67
Passed Away: 2010-12-11
Funeral Home: Haisten Funeral Home
Freddie Lee Fred Bowman, Sr. Freddie Lee Fred Bowman, Sr., age 67, of Jackson, the Stark Community, died Saturday morning, Dec. 11, 2010 at Henry Medical Center. He was born in Montgomery, W.Va., May 17, 1943, son of the late Harold Jackson Bowman, Sr., and Gladys Louise Scott Bowman. Fred served in the United States Army from 1962 to 1970 during the Vietnam era. He owned and operated the Bowman Tire Exchange, Inc., on Highway 42 N., in Jackson, for 17 years until his retirement in 2004. Fred dearly loved his wife and family and his Jack Russells. Survivors include his wife, Brenda June Rile Bowman of Jackson; children, Freddie Lee Bowman, Jr., and Rita, of Carrollton, Timothy Lee Bowman, Sr., and Stephanie, of Jackson, Michael Lee Bowman of Jackson; grandchildren, Timothy Lee Bowman, Jr., of Locust Grove, and April Lynn Bowman of Carrollton; sister and brothers, Linda Lou Singletary, of Suwanee, Paul Edward Bowman and Janice, of Monticello, and Larry Dale Bowman and Judi, of Jonesboro, and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by brothers and sister, Harold Jackson Bowman, Jr., Charles Eugene Bowman and Freda Mae Bowman Snodgrass. The family will receive friends at Haisten Funeral Home Wednesday, Dec. 15 from 6 to 9 p.m., and at other times at their residence, 1273 Halls Bridge Road, Jackson. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to the American Heart Association, 1720 Epps Bridge Pkwy., Suite 108-383, Athens, Ga., 30606 or the American Diabetes Association, 1701 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, Va., 22311. Those wanting to read the obituary and sign the online guest book may go to www.haistenfuneral.com. Haisten Funeral Home of Jackson, your locally owned funeral home, is in charge of arrangements.