Gary Frank Bowen passed away on December 19th, 2013.
Gary was born in Colusa, CA on May 24th, 1949. He lived in Maxwell, CA for the last 64 years.
Gary served in the Navy in 1969, and worked as a farmer thereafter. He enjoyed hunting water fowl, going to the local sporting events to watch his kids and grandkids play baseball and football and spending time with his family.
Gary is survived by his loving wife of 44 years Vicki Bowen of Maxwell, CA; son Jim Bowen of Maxwell, CA; daughter Michelle Holmes of Germany; twin brother Jerry Bowen of Chico, CA; sisters Kim Bowen Womble of Colusa, CA and Lynn Bowen Burnham of Maxwell, CA; grandchildren James and Jani Bowen and Philip Holmes; mother-in-law Elinor Bruhn; sisters-in-law Joann Knight and Kathy Kossow; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. He will be greatly missed by all.
Gary was preceded in death by his brother Larry Bowen; his father and mother Leonard H. Bowen and Bettie H. Bowen of Maxwell, CA.
Gary was an affiliate of the American Legion Post 218 and the Maxwell Fire Dept., where he was “Fireman of The Year” in 2001. He also enjoyed coaching little league.
Services will be held at the Maxwell Fire Hall at 11 a.m., Monday December 30th, 2013.
Memorial Contributions can be made to the American Legion CA Post 218- 230 Oak St., Maxwell, CA 95955 or the Maxwell Fire Dept. 231 Oak St., Maxwell, CA 95955.
Arrangements are under the direction of McNary-Moore Funeral Service FD-410 www.mcnarymoorefuneralservice.com