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Dan Bowden

June 11, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Born: 
Thursday, February 18, 1937
Died: 
Monday, May 27, 2013
Funeral: 
Monday, June 3, 2013 - 10:00
Location: 
First United Methodist Church, Weatherford
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at White's Funeral Home
Memorials may be made to: 
In lieu of usual remembrances, the Bowden family suggests contributions in Dan's memory to Parkinson's Support Group of Tarrant County, Box 939, Hurst, Texas 76053, or First Baptist Church of Aledo Cambodia Mission Trip, 128 Elm St., Aledo, Texas 76008.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Dan BowdenDan Bowden
Dan Bowden was born Feb. 18, 1937, in Weatherford, son of the late Edgar and Emmie Jim Bowden of the W.H. Bowden and Sons Department Store. He graduated with the class of 1955 from Weatherford High School and was inducted into the Weatherford High School Athletic Hall of Fame. Dan received a bachelor's degree in 1959 from SMU, where he played on the SMU Mustang football team that included Don Meredith. He made his career in insurance sales and investments and had served as president of both the SMU Lettermen's Association and Alto Lakes Golf and Country Club in Ruidoso, N.M. Dan was a member of Ridglea Country Club.
Dan loved his family and especially loved attending his grandchildren's sporting events.
Dan was preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors: Sons, Rusty Bowden and wife, Trina, of Crowley, Bobby Bowden and wife, Mary Jane, of Millsap, Mark Bowden of Chicago, Ill., and Brett Bowden and wife, Cyndee, of Aledo; grandchildren, Cody, Bo, Coleman, Ty, Haylee, and Meredith Bowden; sister, Patricia Bane of Weatherford; nephew, Chris Bane and wife, Mandi, and their son, Hunter, of Weatherford; and a host of loving family and friends, including stepchildren, Will Stripling, Kristen Stripling and Trey Hopkins, and stepgrandson, Jack Hopkins.

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