Neal R. Bowen
Neal R. Bowen, 66, of LeRoy, passed away Friday, March 29, 2013, at Mecosta County Medical Center in Big Rapids.
He was born March 18, 1947, in Reed City to Lee and Alice (Vincent) Bowen and attended Leroy Schools.
Neal served in the U.S. Army from 1964 to 1969 and had received the Purple Heart. He was a member of V.F.W. Post 10770 in LeRoy, where he was Junior Vice Commander. He married Kay Rehkopf on September 27, 1968. Neal had worked as a driller in oil fields, as a meat cutter, and several other occupations. He enjoyed woodworking, farming, and his grandchildren.
Surviving are his wife, Kay; one son Lee (Jean) of Remus; one daughter, Lynn (Jeff) Yates of Hersey; one sister, Linda (John) Primak of Glendale, AZ.; and five grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by brothers Harrison and Keith, and sister Nancy.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, April 2, at McDowell Funeral Home. Burial, with Military Honors by the Cadillac Area Honor Guard, was in LeRoy Township Cemetery.
Please share a memory or sign the guest book for Neal at mcdowellfh.com