August 7, 1924 - April 3, 2019
Beloved husband of Norma E. Bowen (Lutes) for 70 years. Loving father of Charlene (Larry), Steven (Jan), Bonnie (Joseph), and Russell (Angie). Dear grandfather of seven, great grandfather of eight, and great-great grandfather of one. Son of the late Earl and Nettie Bowen. Survived by sister, June A. Bowen. Also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends. Earl was a Paratrooper in the Army- 17th Division Airborne during World War II. He loved riding Harley motorcycles and did so until he was 90 and enjoyed telling others, "I’ve ridden Harley's for over 70 years." Earl was a lifetime member of the AMA (American Motorcyclist Association) He enjoyed spending his time boating and fishing on the St. Johns River and in Florida. He had many talents and titles, including being a taxidermist, farmer, and pilot. He worked for Ford Motor Co. in Sharonville as a tool and die maker for 32 years. Earl passed away Wednesday, April 3, 2019, at age 94. Services are private.
Jo Ann Morris - Apr 8, 2019
Norma & Family, Earl was such a kind person. Al & I always thought of him as a dear friend. God bless & prayers.
Cindy & Dan Bultman - Apr 7, 2019
Sorry for your loss. Earl is on that Harley riding into eternity.
Bobby & Sonya Anderson - Apr 6, 2019
We are holding you close in our thoughts. May your heart and soul find peace & conform. love, Bobby and Sonya Welaka Florida