SHELBY - Keith Eugene Bowen, 42, died Sunday, April 6, 2014, at his home. Born in Cleveland County on Nov. 12, 1971, he was the son of Dennis Eugene Bowen of Lawndale and Sylvia Coffey Self and husband Marty of Kings Mountain.
Keith attended Shelby Missionary Methodist Church and was owner operator of Bowen Home Improvement. Keith enjoyed riding motorcycles and fishing and was a volunteer coach for Shelby Intermediate Panthers football.
In addition to his parents, Keith is survived by his fiancée, Maggie Bridges of Shelby; three sons, Joshua Bowen, Dennis Keith Bowen and Cody Chaya III, all of Shelby; a daughter, Reeva Collier and husband Wayne of Shelby; grandparents, Eva McCombs and husband Hugh Ivester of Shelby and Joyce Mann of Shelby; a sister, Brenda Peterson of Grover; a brother, Shane Bowen and wife Tiffany of Mooresboro; a grandson, Jordan Galloway; former wife Sandra Bowen of Shelby; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation: The family will receive friends one hour before the service.
Funeral service: 2 p.m. Friday in the chapel of Cecil M. Burton Funeral Home and Crematory
Officiated by: The Revs. Loyd Swafford and David Black
Burial: Cleveland Memorial Park
Funeral home: Cecil M. Burton Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the family. Memorials: May be made to Cecil M. Burton Funeral Home and Crematory, 106
Cherryville Road, Shelby NC 28150
Guest registry: www.cecilmburtonfuneralhome.com