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Anthony “Tony” Eugene Bowman, age 62, of 2900 Newton Street, Johnson City, Tennessee passed away on Friday, December 20, 2013. He was preceded in death by his parents, Woodrow Bowman and Lucille Jeskiqutz Bowman. Tony was a member of Our Saviour Lutheran Church, Johnson City, Tennessee and a United States Marine Veteran and a Disabled American Veteran since 1970, having served in Vietnam as point in recon, also as a medic. Corporal Bowman graduated Naval Scuba Training in the Phillipines. He was an Eagle Scout and enjoyed martial arts, music, singing in church choirs, reading and computers.
Survivors include: his wife, Debbie Lunceford Bowman, of the home, a son, Anthony “LT” Bowman also of the home; three daughters, Rebecca Bowman Hopson, Elizabethton, Tennessee, Angela Romero, Tucson, Arizona, Rachel Bowman, Piney Flats, Tennessee; sister, Cindy Slade; brother, Tim Berry; two grandchildren, Ethan Tolley and Matthew Romero; and special niece, Flo Dowell and nephew, Benji Reece, Mountain City, Tennessee; several nieces and nephews and cousins also survive; special friend, Otto Zinser, Pastor Jim Nipper and Ross and Trudy Blackmer.
Funeral services for Tony Bowman were conducted at 11:30 a.m. Monday, December 23, 2013 from Our Saviour Lutheran Church, Johnson City, Tennessee with Pastor Jim Nipper officiating. Visitation was from 10:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. prior to the funeral service at the church.
Military graveside services followed the funeral service at Mountain Home National Cemetery, Johnson City, Tennessee accorded by the Johnson County Honor Guard.
Active Pallbearers were Benji Reece, Kris Hopson, Shane Tolley, Chris Farrow, Avery Brown and Freddie Lunceford.
Honorary pallbearers were all caregivers at Johnson City Medical Center and Select Specialty Hospital, Bristol, Tennessee.
At other times friends may call at the residence, 2900 Newton Street, Johnson City, Tennessee 37604.
Online condolences may be sent to the Bowman family through our website at
Professional services for Anthony “Tony” E. Bowman are in the care of Hux-Lipford Funeral Home, 300 West Main Street, Mountain City, Tennessee.