James O. ""Jim"" Bowman, 77, passed away Friday, March 22, 2013. Jim was born Oct. 29, 1935, in Salem, Ore.
He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army. He married Mary Donahoo on Aug. 5, 1966.
Jim is preceded in death by his parents Walter and Margaret Bowman; three brothers; two sisters; his granddaughter Suelynn Melton and his in-laws James and Lorina Donhoo.
Jim is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Mary; his three sons, Keith and wife, Laura, James Robert and wife, Stephanie, and John and wife, Cheryl; daughter Lynn and husband, Bobby, and his special daughter Stacey Allison. Jim was a grandfather to 11 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren and uncle to numerous nieces and nephews. He also leaves behind his close friends Ron and Sharon Morgan, Bob and Christine Patton and Bill Farley.
A celebration of Jim's life will take place at noon Saturday, March 30, 2013, at the family home in Boles Acres.
To sign the online register book, please visit www.cremation-pcs.com.
Published in Alamogordo Daily News from Mar. 29 to Apr. 4, 2013