The family will receive friends Wednesday, June 11, 2014, from 11 a.m. until noon at Kilgore-Green Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, June 11, 2014, at noon in the Kilgore-Green Chapel with Pastor J.J. Creel officiating.
Burial will be in the New Hope Cemetery in Pineywoods.
Bowmaster was preceded in death by his wife of 49 years, Jean Owen Bowmaster; parents, Claude S. and Dorothy Bowmaster; brother, Sonny Bowmaster; daughter-in-law, Loyce Berryhill; two grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
He is survived by his children, Butch Ertwine, Robbie Tassara (Danny), Billie Jo Cooper (Rick), Deb Decoursey (Warren), Owen Ertwine, Sher Simcisko, Cindy Abbott (Frank), Nick Bowmaster, Robert W. Bowmaster Jr. (Lena) and Rick Bowmaster; 31 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; brother, James Bowmaster (Mona); sisters, Anna Delaney and Dottie Swartz (Larry); and special friends, Pastor J.J. Creel, Bro. J.D. Dickerson and Carl and Janie Curtis.
You may sign the online register or express private condolences to the family at www.kilgoregreenfuneralhome.com.
Kilgore-Green Funeral Home, Jasper; 205-384-9503