Russell Roy Bowen Jr., 90, of Lexington entered heaven Thursday, Dec. 26, 2019, at his home.

Born Feb. 27, 1929, in Rockbridge County, he was a son of the late Russell Roy Bowen Sr. and Bessie Finley Serrett Bowen.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by daughters Allison Allen and Valerie Kohler; sisters Christine Wills, Evelyn Sorrell and Nancy Simpson, all of Lexington, Marjorie Wolfe of Buena Vista; and brother James Bowen of North Carolina. Russell was the last surviving member of his immediate family.

He was a member of the Lauderdale A.R. Presbyterian Church and worked for the city of Lexington.

Surviving are her wife, Annie Wilhelm Bowen; daughter, Victoria Clark; and many nieces and nephews.

A graveside service was held Monday, Dec. 30, at Rockbridge Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Bill Harris officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Lauderdale ARP Church, 300 S. Main St., Lexington, VA 24450 or Rockbridge Area Hospice, 315 Myers St., Lexington, VA 24450.

Arrangements were by Harrison Funeral Home & Crematory. N-G

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