Robert Bowen

Robert L. Bowen, 73, Deming resident passed away Thursday, February 20, 2014 at his home surrounded by his loving family. A memorial service will be held Saturday afternoon at 1 o'clock at the First Christian Church with Darrell L. Witmer officiating. Robert was born May 4, 1940 in Mountain Lake Park, Maryland to Mary Ellen Murphy and Robert Edgewood Bowen. He was a Deming resident for 42 years coming from Lorain, Ohio and served his country Honorably in the United States Navy. Robert married Linda Kay Anderson November 3, 1986. He worked for KOTS Radio Station, the Deming Police Department and the United States Post Office from where he retired. He was a member of the First Christian Church. Survivors include his wife, Linda K. Bowen of the home; a son, Michael (Suzanne) Bowen of Pensacola, Florida; step-son, Michael Chapman of Las Cruces; daughter, Kelly (Robert) Branchal of Rio Rancho, 2 step-daughters, Christy Chapman of Las Cruces and Jodie Swain of Las Cruces; 7 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Mary Bowen and a brother, Ernest Bowen. In lieu of flowers the family request the memorial contributions be made to the First Christian Church, 119 W. Maple, Deming, NM 88030. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels. Exclusive provider for "Veterans & Family Memorial Care". To sign the online guest book or to send a card, please visit our website at www.bacasfuneralchapels.com.811 S. Gold Ave., Deming, NM 88030. Phone: 575.546.9671

Funeral Home

Baca's Funeral Chapels
811 South Gold Avenue Deming, NM 88030
(575) 546-9671

Published in Deming Headlight on Feb. 28, 2014