Ronald (Ron) Lewis Bowman entered into eternal rest on November 24, 2019 in Greeley, Colorado at the age of 73.
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Ron was born on February 19, 1946 in Wheeling, WV to Lewis and Florine Bowman. He served in the United States Air Force from 1963 to 1967 and was honorably discharged after serving in Vietnam. He graduated from McGuffey Highschool in 1963 and Aims Community College in 1978 with a degree in Electrical Engineering. After moving to Colorado, he began a 28-year career with 3M. He married Teri, on March 11th, 1990. They raised five beautifully magnificent daughters.
Ron was an accomplished musician and he played in many bands over the years, including the band Buckshot, with his wife Teri and best friend Frank Ostermiller. He was a dedicated individual who loved wood working, fishing, hunting, camping and gunsmithing. He was very passionate about nature and the outdoors. Ron touched many people with his wonderful sense of humor and his sharp wit.
Ron is survived by his wife, Teresa (Butcher) Bowman; Sister, Nancy (Chuck) Bowman Hartzell, Wheeling, WV; daughters, Melissa Woehrle, Santa Rosa, CA; Kristina (Josh) Baker, Cotati, CA; Stepdaughters, Joni (Dan) Hicks, Greeley, CO; Sarah (Bryson) Thomas, Greeley, CO; Nikki (James Shea) St. Clair; Greeley, CO; Grandchildren, Elianna and Grace Woehrle; Ashton Baker; Krisha and Kayleigh Hicks; Shaun LeBlanc, Jackson and Cooper Thomas; Riley, Victoria and Gavin McCaffery and Aria Shea. He is preceded in death by parents Lewis and Florine Bowman, West Alexander, PA; Sister, Jean McDonald, Valley Grove, WV.
A funeral is scheduled for 11:00 AM Saturday, November 30, 2019 at Summitveiw Community Church, 801 37th Avenue, Evans, CO, with a reception to follow at VFW, 2514 7th Avenue, Garden City, CO. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Ron’s life. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8516.