Donald J. Bowen

Donald J. Bowen

Donald J. Bowen, an inductee to the New Cumberland Hall of Fame, was ingrained in the community for 83 years. He was a talented athlete at New Cumberland High School and served with the US Army. Don contributed generously to organizations and individuals in town as the proud owner and operator of Bowen’s Service Station. He was a man of few words with a big heart.

Don was preceded in death by his parents Andrew and Helen, sister Helen and wife Naomi “Bing”. He is survived by sisters Mary Agnes, Dorothy Uker, brother William C. (Marian), daughter Pam Smith (Darwin), granddaughters Lindsay Vulgamore (Adam), Kara Mumford (Carl), great granddaughter (Maci) and caregiver Marcia Sipe.

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, Feb. 9th at 10 a.m. at The Immaculate Conception Catholic Church with Fr Jeeson Stephan as celebrant. Interment will follow in the New Cumberland Cemetery. Visitation at Turley funeral home is in New Cumberland on Friday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Magic Tree Community Garden at PO Box 108 New Cumberland, WV 26047.