Gary Bowman, 58

Gary Lee Bowman, 58, of LaFontaine, passed away at 1:16 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016, at Parkview Regional Hospital in Fort Wayne.

He was born to the late Richard and Opal (Kendall) Bowman on Nov. 21, 1957, in Marion.

Gary was an independent millwright welder. He enjoyed fishing, working on cars, and playing pool.

Gary is survived by son, Jason Bowman of Wabash; daughter, Mrs. April (Josh) Smith of Wabash; brother, Randy Bowman (Mary) of Pierceton; sisters, Carlene Bowman of Anderson, and Mrs. Glenna (Lowell) Shelton of Somerset; grandchildren, Vance Smith and Annabella Smith both of Wabash.

Along with his parents he was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Floyd and Dorothy Bowman.

Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016, at McDonald Funeral Home, 231 Falls Ave., Wabash, with Pastor Kay Gaier officiating. Preferred memorials are directed to Grant County Rescue Mission, 423 S. Gallatin St., Marion

Visitation for family and friends will be from 3 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Friday, October 14, 2016 at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Friends Cemetery in Wabash, Indiana. Online condolences may be sent to the family at


Posted on 2016 Oct 11