Mr. Aldon Lee Bowen, 73, passed away on Friday, July 26, 2013 at his home.
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Mr. Aldon was born on Dec. 17, 1939 in Clarkesville to the late Effert and Melvina Bowen. He was a member of the Dean Forest Baptist Church and the Rifleman's Association. He was a member of the Boilermakers Local Union No. 26 for 40 years. He dedicated his life to his family as a loving husband, father and grandfather.
Survivors include his wife of 47 years, Lee Ann Bowen; three daughters and sons-in-law, Lisa and Rusty McClain, Kathy and Tony Creech and Michelle and David Bussell; grandchildren, Mindi and Jonathan Rahn, Ashleigh and Wayne Foskey, Alec Creech, Sydnie Jenkins and Haleigh Jenkins; great-grandchildren, Jaydon and Madilyn Rahn; sisters, Ruby Smiley and Sylvia Drass; as well as extended family. He was preceded in death by a brother, Angelo Bowen.
Visitation was Sunday, July 28 at Thomas C. Strickland & Sons Funeral Home.
The funeral was Monday, July 29 in the chapel of the funeral home. Burial followed at Gravel Hill Cemetery.
Remembrances may be given to the National Parkinson Foundation, P.O. Box 3211, Rome, GA 30164
Friends may sign the online register book at www.stricklandandsonsfuneralhome.com.
Published in Effingham Herald from July 31 to Aug. 30, 2013