Originally created 11/27/98

Mr. Gordon Bowden Sr.



NORTH AUGUSTA -- Mr. Gordon Edward Bowden Sr., 62, of 284 Dicks Drive, died Tuesday, Nov. 24, 1998, at University Hospital, Augusta.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Hatcher Funeral Home, Langley, with the Rev. Jackie Ray Robinson officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Memory Gardens, Langley.

Mr. Bowden, a native of Bucksport, Maine, had retired as a lab supervisor from University Hospital after 17 years. He had lived in North Augusta for 20 years. He was an Air Force veteran and a Baptist.

Survivors include his wife, Carole Eldridge Bowden; three sons, Shawn W. Bowden and Gordon E. Bowden Jr., both of North Augusta, and Casey A. Bowden, Zephyrhills, Fla.; a daughter, Michelle Bowden Goodwin, North Augusta; two brothers, Herbert Bowden III, North Augusta, and Bernard Bowden, Augusta; a sister, Josie Blackwelder, North Augusta; and eight grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Bernard Bowden, Herbie Bowden Sr., Claude Blackwelder Sr., Herbie Bowden Jr., Claude Blackwelder Jr. and Tony Goodwin.

Friends may call at the residence or from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.