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Ralph Bryon "Butch" Bowden

February 18, 1937 January 5, 2019
Ralph Bryon "Butch" Bowden
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Obituary for Ralph Bryon "Butch" Bowden

Ralph Bryon “Butch” Bowden died peacefully at Providence Hospital in Mobile, Ala., on January 5, 2019, at the age of 81.Butch is survived by his wife, Barbara Jean Bowden, his son, Bryan Bowden, and his grandchildren, Kayla Coffey, Amber Bowden and Dakota Bowden of Axis, Ala.Butch was born on February 18, 1937, in Defuniak Springs, Fla. to Noah and Annie Clyde Bowden. He married Barbara Jean Cooper, his dancing partner, in 1961. Butch worked on the Alabama State Docks as a longshoreman. He enjoyed spending time with his family, dancing with Jean, fishing with Bryan and watching football. He was the Crimson Tide’s number one football fan.A wake will be held from 6-8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 8, at Forest Lawn Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens on Celeste Road in Saraland. Ala., the funeral is scheduled for 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, January 9, at the same location. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Butch’s life. Flowers and condolences may be sent to Forest Lawn Funeral Home, 9700 Celeste Rd, Saraland, AL 36571.


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Visitation

Tuesday

8

Jan

6:00 PM 1/8/2019 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 1/8/2019 8:00:00 PM
Forest Lawn Funeral Home

9700 Celeste Road
Saraland, AL 36571

Forest Lawn Funeral Home
9700 Celeste Road Saraland 36571 AL
United States

Service

Wednesday

9

Jan

11:00 AM 1/9/2019 11:00:00 AM
Forest Lawn Funeral Home

9700 Celeste Road
Saraland, AL 36571

Forest Lawn Funeral Home
9700 Celeste Road Saraland 36571 AL
United States

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Location

Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens Final Resting Place

10000 Celeste Road
Saraland, AL 36571

10000 Celeste Road Saraland 36571 AL
United States
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