Richard Durham ‘Bo’ Bowen

Published 2:00 pm Friday, March 8, 2024

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Richard Durham ‘Bo’ Bowen

Mr. Richard Durham Bowen “Bo”, 67, of Ruffin Street, Cooleemee, died Friday, Feb. 2, 2024 at his home.

He was born on March 30, 1952 in Davie County to the late William “Bill” Durham and Ora Belle Myers Bowen.

Having a passion for landscaping and horticulture, Bo worked for the City of Salisbury in Public Grounds.  He was a member of Cooleemee United Methodist Church for many years. Mr. Bowen enjoyed working with stained glass, riding motorcycles, and spending time with his faithful companion, Dub.

Survivors include: his sister, Jan Ledford (Stewart) of Mocksville; a nephew, Holden Ledford; nieces, Hillary Shores (Nathan), Holly Miller (Justin), and Hope Schawrz (Michael); 9 great-nieces and nephews; special friends, Freddie and Barbara Carter; several neighbors; and many other friends.

A memorial service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, March 25 in Rowan Memorial Park Mausoleum.  Inurnment will follow.

Memorials may be considered for RiverPark at Cooleemee Falls: The Bullhole, 135 S. Salisbury St., Mocksville, NC 27028.

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