James Earl Bowen (76) of Demossville, KY passed away Thursday, March 8, 2018 at his home. James was born in Demossville, KY on October 28, 1941, son of the late Herbert Russell and Mary Edna Barton Bowen.
James is survived by his wife Brenda Joyce Burlew Bowen, sons James “Kevin” Bowen, Denise (Bob) Lickliter, Dennis “Keith” (Kimberly) Bowen, Brian (Tara) Bowen and Jason Bowen, siblings Betty (Melvin) Schlueter, Mildred “Gene” Belew, Mary (Glenn) Mason, Judith (N.L.) Pennington, Dewey “Tom” (Pam) Bowen, 15- grandchildren and 15- great grandchildren. In addition to his parents, James is preceded in death by his brother Charley (Anna) Bowen.
James was a member of the Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church, lifelong Pendleton County farmer and a mail carrier for the Demossville post office.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, March 11, 2018 from 1-3 pm at the Peoples Funeral Home- Butler. Funeral services will follow at 3 pm also at the funeral home. James final resting place will be in the Gardnersville Cemetery. Memorials, if desired, are suggested to the Unity Baptist Church, 1486 Jagg Rd, Demossville, KY 41033 or the Hospice of Hope, 909 Kenton Station Drive, Maysville, KY 41056.