ARARAT, Va. — Mr. Malcolm Perry "Red" Bowman, 72, of Ararat, Va., passed away Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013, at Laurel Meadows Nursing Home. Mr. Bowman was born in Patrick County on Dec. 12, 1940, to Perry and Alice Harrell Bowman. He proudly served our county in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. Mr. Bowman was a member of Trinity Baptist Church. Surviving are his wife, Mary Everett Bowman of the home; a daughter, Leann Bowman of Ararat; a son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Tara Bowman also of Ararat; grandchildren, Sharon Bowman and Haley Bowman; sisters, Etta Stanley of Mount Airy, Effie Sawyers of Ararat, Edith Sawyers of High Point, and Elaine Draughn of Mount Airy; brothers and sisters-in-law, Clyde and Lindy Bowman of Ararat, and Joe Bill and Maxine Bowman of Gastonia. In addition to his parents, Mr. Bowman was preceded in death by a son, Malcolm Perry Bowman Jr.; a sister, Theresa Stanley; and brothers, Marvin Bowman and Glenn Bowman. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013, at Trinity Baptist Church in Claudville, VA by Bro. David Harrellson and Bro. David Bowman. Burial will follow in Doe Run Baptist Church Cemetery with military honors by Patrick County Color Guard. The family will receive friends at the church from 12:30 p.m. until the hour of the service. Moody Funeral Home of Mount Airy is serving the Bowman family. Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Gideon's International, P.O. Box 1032, Mount Airy, NC 27030 or to Mountain Valley Hospice at 401 Technology Lane, Suite 200, Mount Airy, NC 27030. Online condolences may be made at moodyfuneralservices.com.