Jasper Leroy “Roy” Bowen

Jasper Leroy “Roy” Bowen went to his Heavenly home and into the arms of Jesus on Friday, May 5, 2017. Roy loved the Lord and was always happy and ready to share with anyone about the Lord, either in witnessing, in conversation or through his singing and playing his guitar. He was a member of His House of Prayer Church in Forest Hills.

Mr. Bowen was born in Davilla in Milam County, Texas, Aug. 16, 1933, to Daniel Green Bowen and Lillie Mae Davis.

Roy is survived by his wife, Mary Bowen of Fort Worth; one son, Jasper Dan Bowen of Florida; one daughter, Barbara Lee Bowen Batts of Florida; three step-sons, Don Taylor and Kim, Cory Taylor and Kelly, and David Russell, all of Fort Worth; 14 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; one brother, John E. Corbin of Morgan’s Point; and one sister, Linda J. Lipuma of Copperas Cove.

He was preceded in death by one son, Daniel Leroy Bowen; his parents; one brother, Daniel M. Bowen; three sisters, Clara Patterson, Shirley Andrews, and Geraldine Peeples; and one step-daughter, Alicia Gustafson.

Mr. Bowen was an upholsterer most of his life, co-owning an upholstering business at one time with his brother. Mr. Bowen moved to the Fort Worth area where he had lived for many years.

Mr. Bowen will be cremated. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, May 17, 2017, at 4 p.m. at his church, His House of Prayer, 6300 Griggs St., Forest Hills, Texas, with Pastor Milton “Pete” Owens officiating.

Church Angels Funeral Home of Fort Worth was in charge of arrangements and cremation.