William T. "Tommy" BOWRY Jr.
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FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. - William Thomas 'Tommy' Bowry, 45, died Oct. 22, surrounded by his family. He was born in Charlotte, N.C., in 1966. He has been a Florida resident since 1988.
Tommy was preceded in death by his father, William Thomas Bowry Sr.; and his good buddy JD.
He is survived by his mother and stepfather, Charlotte Bowry Vaughan and Douglas Vaughan; his brother, Matthew Bowry; his wife, Adriana; and his two daughters, Isabella and Jasmine. He is also survived by his uncle, James and aunt, Millie Bowry of Williamsburg, his uncle, Lee and aunt, Anne Rawls of Florida and his uncle, Tom and aunt, Jean Rawls of Yorktown. Uncle, Lee and aunt, Anne were like second parents to him, and visiting them each summer is where he fell in love with Florida and the water.
Tommy graduated from the University of Virginia with a degree in finance from the Mcintire School of Commerce. He was the Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Miller Howard Investments, Inc. and the Southeast Regional Director. Prior to joining them, he spent seven years with Blackrock as a Director and four years with Pimco and Nicolas Applegate as a Regional Vice president for the Southeastern United States. He also received the CIMA designation bestowed by the Wharton School of Business.
Tommy was most happy near or on the water, fishing, boating, scuba diving or relaxing on the beach with family and friends. His friends said he was always smiling and would do anything for you. He was very loved by everyone and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
There was a memorial service held on Oct. 26, on the beach in Fort Lauderdale.
Please go to www.mhinvest.com/tom if you would like to make a contribution in Tommy's memory towards an education fund for his daughters. View and post condolences on our online guestbook at dailypress.com/guestbooks.


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Published in Daily Press from Nov. 12 to Nov. 13, 2011.
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November 21, 2011
It has been many years, but Tommy was a good friend in elementary and high school and my sympathies go to Tommy's family. I have such good memories with Tommy.
David Gray
David Gray
November 18, 2011
Our deepest sympathy to the members of Tommy Bowry's family. He was a good friend of our son Randolph Neal, and I remember him as a fine boy and man. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him. Frances and Voss Neal
November 17, 2011
Our deepest sympathies to the the entire Bowry family. Tommy will be missed.
Buxton Family
November 14, 2011
I am so sad to hear the news and send my thoughts and prayers to all of Tommy's family-especially Charlotte and Matt.
Mark Morewitz
November 13, 2011
My heart is broken to hear the news about Tommy. He was one of my very, very best friends and I will always be indebted to him for his kindness and friendship. I just hate it.
Will House
November 12, 2011
Charlotte and family,
I am so sorry to hear about your son. It's been a long time since we've spoken but my prayers are with you. The memories you have made with him will bring you comfort during the next few weeks.
Anne Francis
November 12, 2011
This is such a great picture of Tommy! The smile I have seen many times...I have been thinking about the great times with him from elementary school all the way through college. I am so sorry for the loss of such a good friend and good man.

Sharon Putnam Baldwin and Clark Baldwin
Sharon Baldwin
November 12, 2011
Charlotte, Doug and family,
We were so very sorry to hear about Tommy. We send our deepest sympathies and prayers.
Joan, Bob & Rob Upshaw
November 12, 2011
May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.
Stewart Rodgers
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