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Claude Bowen

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Claude Bowen Obituary
STANFORD - Claude Bowen, Sr., 88 years old of Stanford, KY passed away December 13, 2013 at St. Joseph Hospital Hospice Care Center in Lexington. He was born January 21, 1925 to the late Robert Bowen, Sr. and Gracie Ballard. Widower of Myrtle Florence (Spoonamore) Bowen, he was retired from Penn Ventilator in Junction City, KY. He was a World War II Veteran having served in the U.S. Navy. He is survived by his four sons and their wives: Claude "Butch" Jr. (Sharron); Richard Dean (Mary) all of Lexington, KY, Robert Lawrence (Brenda) of Stanford, KY, and Kenneth Wynn of Boise, Idaho. He has ten grandchildren, fourteen great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild. He is also survived by fourteen brothers and sisters. Visitation will be Monday, December 16, 2013 from 5-9pm. Funeral service will be Tuesday, December 17, 2013 at 2pm with Reverend Buford Edwards officiating. Both services will be held at Spurlin Funeral Home (Stanford). Burial will follow in Buffalo Springs Cemetery with military rites presented by Caswell Saufley Post #18 American Legion. Casket bearers are: Josh Bowen, Robert Bowen, Jr., Curtis Bowen, Luther Akers, Bobby Lewis, and Richard Bowen. Honorary bearer will be: Justin Williamson. Memorials in lieu of flowers can be given to Hospice of the Bluegrass (2312 Alexandria Drive, Lexington, KY 40504).

Published in Lexington Herald-Leader on Dec. 15, 2013
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