Upton Dyal Bowman passed away peacefully March 25, 2019 in Memorial Hospital.
He was born June 8, 1934 to William E and Elise Bevel Bowman in Jacksonville, Florida. He enjoyed the outdoors – going to the Daytona Speed Racing event, fishing, boating – although his greatest enjoyment was socializing with his family and friends.
He was a devoted Gators fan; always wearing a UF cap or shirt and hanging the Gators flag.
He was retired from Mid-States Steel and Iluka Mining Co.
He is preceded in death by his son Markham “Mark” Dale Bowman (passed away December 31, 2018), his parents, brothers Eugene and William “Red” Bowman.
He is survived by son Mitchell Dyal Bowman Sr, grandchildren Mitchell Dyal Bowman Jr and Malia Dale Bowman, great grandchildren Kinley and Karley Bowman.
He will be missed.
Funeral Service will be 11 AM Saturday March 30th, 2019 in Evergreen Chapel. Interment to follow in Evergreen Cemetery. A visitation will be held in the Chapel one hour prior to the service.
Arrangements are with Evergreen Funeral Home & Crematory (904) 353-3649.
Mitchell and family, we are so sorry to hear of Papa’s passing. However, we know he is so much better off. We are Praying for you and your family. We love you.