Cover photo for Booker Washington Bowman's Obituary
Booker Washington Bowman Profile Photo

Booker Washington Bowman

June 26, 1920 — May 8, 2021

Booker Washington Bowman

Booker Washington Bowman, 100, of Rockingham, passed away Saturday, May 8, 2021 at Richmond Pines Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Hamlet.

Mr. Bowman was born June 26, 1920 in McDowell County, West Virginia, a son of the late Joe Anthony and Sally Pack Bowman. He had served his country in the US Army during World War II and had worked in construction. Following his retirement, he enjoyed building and selling bird houses and dog houses. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Louise Goins Bowman and a son, Bobby Ray Bowman.

Surviving are his children, Sandra Potter (Walter), Steve Bowman, Carl Bowman and Billy Bowman (Wanda); 5 grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren; 3 great great grandchildren and a brother, Jesse Bowman.

Graveside services will be at 2:00 pm Wednesday, May 12, 2021 at Northam Cemetery with Rev. Danny Strickland officiating.

The family will greet friends from 12:30 – 1:30 pm Wednesday at Carter Funeral Home in Rockingham with limited capacity. Face coverings are required and please remember social distancing.

 

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Booker Washington Bowman, please visit our flower store.

Past Services

Visitation

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

12:30 - 1:30 pm (Eastern time)

Carter Funeral Home Ellerbe Chapel

143 Church Street, Ellerbe, NC 28338

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Graveside Service

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Guestbook

Visits: 10

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree