Richard (Dick) B. Bowman
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70, of Glastonbury, died Friday Jan. 18, 2013 at home. Born May 21, 1942 in Canton, Ohio, son of the late Robert R. and Lyle M. (Birch) Bowman, he was a longtime resident of Glastonbury, Conn. Dick graduated from Syracuse University where he was captain of the football team. He played professional football and was a first round draft pick of the St. Louis Cardinals in 1964. After his football career Dick enjoyed working in the trucking, rigging and crane industry, spending the last 15 years with Marino Crane out of Middletown. Dick thoroughly knew how to enjoy and appreciate life.
Dick is survived by his three children, Christopher B. Bowman and his fiancee, Traci Miller of Florida, Richard C. Bowman and his wife, Carrie of Glastonbury, Conn., Kara B. Wade and her husband, Phil of Florida; a brother, Robert Bowman and his wife, Judy of Virginia; two sisters, Robin Nevins and her husband, Jon of Alabama, Bonnie Nolan and her husband, Tom of California; and six grandchildren, Madison, Richie and Danny Bowman, Megan and Katie Wade, Ben Miller; and will be missed by countless close friends.
Services have taken place. Memorial contributions may be made to the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation
Published in The Repository on Mar. 10, 2013