James E. Bowen, III of Warrenton died at his home on Thursday, March 1, 2012. He was born on October 27, 1930 in Columbus,Georgia to James E. Bowen, Jr.and Alda Waddington Bowen.
He graduated from the Military Academy at West Point in 1953 and served in the infantry until retiring in 1975 at the rank of Colonel.
In 1985 he and his wife moved to a country home near Warrenton, VA where he greatly enjoyed gardening and the surrounding community.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a son James Patrick Bowen in 1998.
Survivors are his wife Nancy Harill Bowen who he married in 1953, a daughter Betsy Bowen and her husband Petro Hul, grandson James Philip Bowen and daughter-in-law Sue Bowen.
A Memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 10, 2012 at 2:00 PM at Moser Funeral Home Warrenton, VA
Memorial Donations may be made to the Fauquier SPCA P.O. Box 733 Warrenton, VA 20188 or Hospice of The Rapidan P.O. Box 1715 Culpeper, VA 22701.
Online condolences may be made at www.moserfuneralhome.com.