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Carl Robert Bowman, Jr.
South Lyon, MI Passed away on December 31, 2022 at age 73. He was predeceased by his father, Carl Robert Bowman, Sr., mother, Alma Stamper Bowman and step-mother, Johnnie Bowman; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Barbara and Frank Gardner; brother-in-laws, Timothy Gardner, George Murray and Greg Manning; partner in crime, Jerry Middleton.
He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Elaine Gardner Bowman; children, Marci (Matt Miller) Bowman, Amanda (Justin Ray) Bowman, Carl Robert (Carmen) Bowman, III, Brett Bowman, Nathan Bowman, Evan “Buzz” (Lauren Thompson) Bowman; grandchildren, Shaw, Cole, Jane, Lexi, Lainey, Emma, Amelia, Leland, Levon, Griffin, Gabby; sisters-in-law, Evelyn Murray, Yvonne (John Woosley) Bennett, Vivian (John) Rutkowski, Angela Manning; many nieces, nephews and friends.
Bob was a machinist who was respected in the industry, most recently working at Nu-Con Corp. He was a motorcycle guy, car guy with an affection for International Scouts, a shade tree mechanic and lover of Ancient Aliens and Unsolved Mysteries.
He will be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother-in-law, uncle, friend and lover of babies.
A gathering to honor and celebrate his life will be held in the spring. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Shriners Hospitals for Children, Attn: Office of Development, 2900 Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, FL 33607 Donate Online