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Billy Bowen Sr.

April 11, 1923 ~ March 20, 2020 (age 96)


BOWEN SR., Billy B.

Ocala, FL - Bill Bowen, Sr., 96, passed away on March 20, 2020, in Ocala, Florida. He was born on April 11, 1923 in Burgaw, North Carolina, to Perry and Beulah Blanchard Bowen. He had four sisters and one brother.  

Bill owned and operated Bowen’s Plumbing Supply in Ocala, FL since 1961.(His Sons still operate today) He served in the United States Navy during World War II.  

He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Irene Bowen.

Bill is survived by his daughter, Joyce Smoker (Terry); sons, Larry (Carolyn), Greg (daughter in law, Marsha) and Billy (daughter in law, Karen) of Ocala, FL. He is also survived by loving grandchildren and their spouses, Jennifer & Sandon Wiechens, Marlana & Matt Tabacchi, Wendy Bowen, Kelly Bowen, Jason & Melissa Smoker, Daniel & Aly Bowen, Emily & Jonathan Merritt, Andrew & Shelby Bowen, Dustin Bowen; and twelve great-grandchildren, O’Brien, Annabelle, Jack, Owen, Wyatt, Gracen, Haleighann, Brady, Mary Paige, Henry, Lakelynn and Holden.

The Family will be planning a Celebration of Life at a later date.

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