William Esco Bowman, Sr., 79, of Salvisa, died Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, at his residence.
He was born in Mercer County to Louise Robinson Bowman of Salvisa and the late John Culvin Bowman.
He was a member of Claylick United Methodist Church and the Lawrenceburg Classic Car Club. He served in WWII
with the U.S. Army. He retired from Square D in Lexington and was a supervisor for Trigg in Frankfort.
Besides his mother, he is survived by a son, William Esco Bowman, Jr., Lawrenceburg; a daughter, Deborah Sue (James) Thompson, Salvisa; a grandchild, Leslee Louise (David) Elliott, Danville; a great-grandchild, Hayden Carter Elliott, Danville; and companion, Tara Robinson, Salvisa.
Funeral services were held Feb. 24 at Gash Memorial Chapel with Bro. Johnny Hockersmith and Phillip Lancaster officiating. Burial followed in the Lawrenceburg Cemetery with full military honors.
Casketbearers were Mike Cox, Lynn Robinson, Stanley Briscoe, Billy Robinson, Garnett Lynn Robinson and Loren Lancaster.