Gouverneur - Charles "Junior" Bowman, 79, passed away Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center, Ogdensburg.
A memorial service will be held Thursday, July 24th at 11:00 a.m. following calling hours from 10 - 11 a.m. at the United Church of Richville with pastor Karen Taylor officiating. The burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Richville and arrangements are with the Green Funeral Home, Gouverneur.
Charles was born July 11, 1935 in DeKalb, the son of Ransom and Doris Conklin Bowman and he attended schools around Hermon.
Junior was married to Pearl Cross who predeceased him.
He worked on the construction of the St. Lawrence Seaway and owned a dairy farm for many years on the Maple Ridge Road in DeKalb. Junior enjoyed hunting, fishing, and spending time with his grandsons.
Junior is survived by his son, Timothy and Heather Bowman; his two grandsons, Timothy Bowman II and Tyler Bowman; a sister, Catherine Hamilton of Gouverneur; nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his wife and parents; a brother, Richard Bowman and a sister, Shirley Thompson.
Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of St. Lawrence Valley, 6805 US Hwy 11, Potsdam, NY 13676 or Friends 4 Pound Paws, PO Box 394, Gouverneur, NY 13642.