Gary Lee Bowman, 58, LaFontaine, passed away at 1:16 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016 at Parkview Regional Hospital in Fort Wayne.
He was born to the late Richard and Opal (Kendall) Bowman Nov. 21, 1957 in Marion.
Gary was an independent millwright welder. He enjoyed fishing, working on cars, and playing pool.
Gary is survived by son, Jason Bowman of Wabash; daughter, Mrs. April (Josh) Smith of Wabash; brother, Randy Bowman (Mary) of Pierceton; sisters, Carlene Bowman of Anderson; and Mrs. Glenna (Lowell) Shelton of Somerset; grandchildren, Vance Smith and Annabella Smith both of Wabash.
Along with his parents he was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Floyd and Dorothy Bowman.
Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 15 at McDonald Funeral Home, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash, Indiana 46992, with Pastor Kay Gaier officiating. Preferred memorials are directed to Grant County Rescue Mission.
Visitation for family and friends will be from 3 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Friday, October 14, 2016 at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Friends Cemetery in Wabash.