Samuel Charles Bowen, Jr.
November 4, 1924 – January 31, 2013
Samuel Charles Bowen, Jr., 88, of Owings passed away January 31, 2013 at his residence. Sam was born November 4, 1924 in Prince Frederick to Samuel Charles, Sr. and Clara Blanche (Whittington) Bowen. He was raised in Prince Frederick and graduated from Calvert High School. He served in the United States Army from 1944-1946, earning the Good Conduct, Army Occupation Medals, and the European African Middle Eastern Theatre and World War II Victory Ribbons. Sam married Anna Mae Cullember on February 12, 1949 and they lived in Camp Springs for twenty years before moving to Owings in 1977. He was employed as an automobile mechanic and worked at Jay Chevrolet, Lowes Chevrolet and Ourisman Chevrolet in Camp Springs. Sam enjoyed playing cards, being outdoors, working on cars and took pride in his perfectly mowed lawn. He was an accomplished handyman who could fix or build anything.
Sam is survived by his loving wife Anna Mae Bowen and three siblings, Dorothy “Dot”
Wilson of Downey, CA, Warren Bowen and wife Doris of Virginia and Jaxie McCullough of Churchville, MD. He is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and dear friends. He was preceded in death by siblings Gerald “Buddy” Bowen, Evelyn Bowen and Blanche James.
Monday, February 4, 2013