Richard “Dick” Bowman
Richard “Dick” Bowman passed away June 27, 2013 at his home surrounded by his wife, six children and their families to whom he had been an exceptionally attentive and loving husband, father, and grandpa.
Dick is survived by his wife Ednamae; sisters Nancy Armstrong and Harriet Hartman; sons Joel(Tamie), Seth(Kim), Barak, and Doug Baumgart(Danielle); daughters Pippa Dobie(Scott) and Wendy Malick(Gary); grandchildren Allison Masciotra, Megan Blakely(Cuff), Erica Tayaq(Antonio), Nathan and Levi Malick, Savannah and Koltan Baumgart, and Liam and Levi Dobie.
He was a professor and track coach at Western Washington University and was named Coach of the Year in 1971 after winning the District Cross Country meet.
However, his greatest love was helping people learn about the Creator as one of Jehovah’s Witnesses for the last 50 years.
Services will be held Wednesday, July 3, 3:00PM at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 1525 Electric Ave., Bellingham.