Charles F. “Grandpa” Bowen, 79 of Poland passed away on Friday August 6, at his residence. He was born August 29, 1941 in Vincennes, IN to the late George and Alma (Shake) Bowen. He graduated from Vincennes Lincoln High School and was a United States Army veteran serving during the Korean War Era.
He married Sharon K. Quimby on October 9, 1965 , she preceded him in death in 2006. He worked for Allison Engines in Indianapolis as a parts inspector for over 27 years retiring in 1992. He enjoyed fishing, spending time with friends and family, selling knives and woodcarving.
He is survived by a daughter; Sandy J. Bowen; granddaughter, Megan Bowen; grandson, Drake (Carley Floyd) Bowen; 4 brothers, Norman (Ellen) Bowen, Leroy (Pat) Bowen, Dennis (Leann) Bowen, George (Karen) Bowen; and a sister, Shirley (Dave) Thompson-Bowen.
He was preceded in death by his parents, 3 Brothers and a Sister.
Visitation will be Thursday, August 12, 2021 from 4 – 8 PM at West & Parrish & Pedigo Funeral Home in Spencer.
Burial will take place at Lincoln Memory Gardens in Zionsville, IN on Friday, August 13, 2021 at 12:00 PM
Online condolences can be made at www.westparrishpedigo.com