Memorial service for Stephen Alexander Bowman, age 78, of Fayetteville, Tennessee, will be held Friday, May 19, 2017 at 10 A.M. at St. Mary Magdalene Episcopal Church with Rev. Jason Terhune.
Mr. Bowman was a native of Denver, Colorado. He attended SMU in Dallas and the University of Denver where he graduated with a Masters degree in Business Administration. He served in the United States Army and Army reserves. Steve had a successful career in the apparel industry, including president of: Aspen Skiwear in Denver (1977-1983), MFB in North Carolina, OP Knits (a division of Ocean Pacific) in California (1986) and Jimmy’z Sportswear in California (1987-1989). He and his wife were franchise owners of Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory stores in Silverthorne and Copper Mountain, Colorado (1992-2000). He then served as executive director of the Copper Mountain Chamber of Commerce (2000-2006).
Steve enjoyed the outdoors. He was active in bicycling (mountain and road), spraying golf balls, downhill and cross-country skiing. He loved animals.
He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Judy, of Fayetteville, TN; daughters Britte Bowman and Sue Cossetto; son Stephen Bowman; step-daughters Katherine Jepson and Amy Higgins; sisters Dianne Bowman and Bernadetta Pfieffenberger and 12 grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Michael J. Fox Foundation – Vanderbilt via mail at PO Box 5014, Hagerstown, MD 21741-5014 or phone 1-800-708-7644 or the charity of your choice.
Judy & family, I am so sorry for your loss. Mr. Steve was a very sweet man and will surely me missed. May you find comfort in the arms of an Angel.
Judy & family, love to you and prayers for peace. It has been a blessing to get to know you & Steve the past few months. It was not a path we want to walk but friends certainly ease the days.
Judy and Family, sorry for your loss but what a joy it was to know Steve and the kindness he showed for others. He left a positive impression on many lives.
Amy, I am sorry for your loss. May God’s Peace and Comfort be with you always.
Amy, Clay and family, I’m sorry to hear of your loss. Prayers are with you.
So sorry for the loss of your loved one. I know you will miss him. He was so nice to me @ Silver Sneekers. May God put His loving arms around you during this very difficult time.