Ken Bowden

Obituary of Ken Bowden

Ken Bowden of Lake Ozark passed away June 27, 2019 in Houston, TX after a brief illness.  This came as a shock to all who knew and loved him including his wife, Susan and son Chad who were at his side.

Ken was born in Eldon, MO, February 19, 1946 and graduated from Ashland High School in Ashland, MO, class of 1964.  He attended the University of Missouri for one year before entering the United States Air Force.  He served for 6 years before being honorably discharged with the rank of Sergeant.  During his service he met Susan Rogers while stationed in Louisiana and they married January 25, 1969.  He attended Northeast Louisiana University and graduated with a B.S. degree in Pharmacy.  He worked as a pharmacist until his retirement and then continued to work part time.

Ken enjoyed playing golf and pickleball, traveling, spending time with his granddaughter Lillie and flying small planes as a licensed pilot.  He was a member of Lake Ozark Christian Church where he served as a Deacon and an Elder.  He was a past Rotary member and a licensed Pharmacist in Louisiana, Missouri, Texas and Colorado. 

Ken was preceded in death by his parents, Max and Frances.  Besides his wife Susan he is also survived by his son Chad of Dallas, TX and granddaughter Lillie also of Dallas, TX, three brothers and one sister and many nieces and nephews. 

Services will be held Sunday, July 14, 2019 at 2:00 pm at Lake Ozark Christian Church, Lake Ozark, Missouri.  Visitation will follow services at the church.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions are requested to: SPORTS CRUSADERS--Attn: Camp P82 (Christian camp run by Susan and Corey Casey), 434 S Summit Dr., Holts Summit, MO 65043 or  Lake Ozark Christian Church, P.O. Box 194, Lake Ozark, MO 65049 or ALSAC/St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl, Memphis, TN 38105