Robert Glenn "Bob" Bowen (1954 - 2017)


Robert G. "Bob" Bowen, 63, of Keyesport, died on Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, at Belleville Memorial Hospital.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday at Unity Baptist Church (former First Baptist Church) on Sixth Street in Vandalia, with Dr. Kevin Childers officiating. Burial will be in Payne Cemetery in Bond County. Visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m. on Wednesday at the church. Memorials: Robert G. Bowen Scholarship for Vandalia Community High School graduates. Hohlt and File Funeral Home in Vandalia was in charge of arrangements. Online condolences can be expressed at
Mr. Bowen was born on April 5, 1954, in Centralia, the son of Glenn and Genevieve (Bryant) Bowen. He married Ann Leidner on Sept. 13, 1974.
Survivors include his wife; son, Shane Bowen and wife Kristin of Ballwin, Mo.; and daughter, Cheri Beth and husband Eric Lux of Vandalia.

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Vandalia, IL 62471
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Published in The Leader-Union from Dec. 12 to Dec. 20, 2017