Steven Ellis Bowman
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Steven Ellis Bowman
  • November 30, 1944 - November 17, 2017
  • Centreville, Alabama

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Steven Ellis Bowman, Sr., age 72, of Centreville entered into rest on Friday, November 17, 2017 at Bibb Medical Center. Visitation will be at The Hornsby Home Sunday, November 19, 2017 from 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM at 2855 Montgomery Hwy. Centreville, AL. Service will be held on Monday, November 20, 2017 at Centreville Baptist Church at 12 Noon. A fellowship lunch for friends and family will follow immediately after the service. Graveside service will be held at 2 PM at Pineland Memorial Cemetery. Rev. Kenneth Fuller officiating and Rockco Funeral Home Centreville directing.


He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Emily Hornsby Bowman of Centreville; son, Steven Ellis Bowman, Jr.(Jennifer) of Alabaster, AL; daughters, Emily Bowman Chambliss(Jeffrey) of Orange Beach, AL and Georgia Bowman Boulton(Kevin) of White Hall, AR; grandchildren, Benjamin Bowman Fox, Jeffrey O'Gwynn Chambliss, Jr., Martha Hornsby Fox, John Bowman Chambliss, McKinnon Ellis Bowman and Catherine Leigh Bowman; brothers, Joseph Wayne Bowman of Lake Charles, LA; Ronald Ernest Bowman(Dianne) of Theodore, AL and James Daryl Bowman of San Carlos, CA. He is preceded in death by his parents, Horace McVeigh Bowman and Gladys Krebs Bowman; brothers, Conrad McVeigh Bowman, Gerald Gayle Bowman and Paul Michael Bowman.


Steve Bowman played football at the University of Alabama on two consecutive National Championships in 1964 and 1965. He lead the SEC in rushing and was an All American in 1965. He wants to be remembered most as someone who loved Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior.


Pallbearers will be grandsons and nephews. Honorary pallbearers will be University of Alabama Football A Club Lettermen of the 1960's era.


Contributions may be made to Gideons Internationals, Helmets for Christ at 1610 Walnut Street Centreville, AL 35042 or to the charity of your choice.