William Gordon Bowen La Grande, Oregon Obituary

William Gordon Bowen

William Gordon Bowen passed peacefully July 7, 2021. The son of Jack Arthur Bowen and Diane Baxter Bowen, he was born January 23, 1960 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Bill was a loved brother, son, uncle and cousin. As a young child living in Hawaii, Bill suffered salmonella infection which led to a near fatal coma. Although he survived he had certain social limitations. Bill was a wealth of random information. We have often said if we were ever on Who Wants to be a Millionaire, Bill would be our phone a friend lifeline. Bill lived a simple life. He loved animals, especially cats, his nieces and nephews, reading National Geographic and watching a variety of animated shows. Bill was one of the most generous and kind souls. He had a tender heart and good sense of humor. Bill will be missed. That he was able to pass peacefully and quickly is a blessing we are truly grateful for. We know that he is enjoying a family reunion with his father, grandparents, cousins and other family members. Bill is survived by his mother Diane, his 4 sisters, 5 brothers and their families. Bill was preceded in death by his father, Jack, his grandparents, Bill and Edith Baxter and Tom and Genevieve Bowen and his nephew Michael Bowen. Bill was laid to rest next to his father in the Union Cemetery.
January 23, 1960 - July 7, 202101/23/196007/07/2021
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Obituary for William Gordon Bowen in La Grande , Oregon

William Gordon Bowen passed peacefully July 7, 2021. The son of Jack Arthur Bowen and Diane Baxter Bowen, he was born January 23, 1960 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Bill was a loved brother, son, uncle and cousin. As a young child living in Hawaii, Bill suffered salmonella infection which led to a near fatal coma. Although he survived he had certain social limitations. Bill was a wealth of random information. We have often said if we were ever on Who Wants to be a Millionaire, Bill would be ...

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