The Palestine Herald, Palestine, Texas


April 8, 2014

Randy Earl Bowdoin

Randy Earl Bowdoin, 45, of Slocum. passed away Saturday, April 5, 2014 in Palestine.

He was born on Feb. 16, 1969 in Crockett to Robert E. Bowdoin and Brenda Bowdoin.

He graduated from Grapeland High School in 1987. He was currently a truck driver for Vulcraft.

Mr. Bowdoin is survived by his wife, Michelle Bowdoin; sons, Landry Bowdoin of Centerville, Andrew Bowdoin and Ethan Bowdoin of Slocum; stepson, Cody Handorf of Slocum; mother, Brenda Bowdoin of Grapeland; sisters, Tracie Denson and husband Doug of Slocum, Linda Bowman and husband Troy of Crockett; brother, Geoffery Bowdoin and wife DeAnna of Jewett; special nieces and nephews, Tiffany Bowman of Fort Worth, Kendra Harris and husband Derek of Spring, Brandon Bowman and wife Amber of Crockett, Taylor Denson of Slocum and Emilee Bowdoin of Grapeland. Mr. Bowdoin is also survived by great-niece and nephews, aunts, uncles and many friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Earl Bowdoin; and grandparents, Robert K. Bowdoin and Fannie Lurlene Bowdoin.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, April 10, 2014, at Bailey & Foster Chapel in Grapeland, with Davy Hobson officiating. Interment will follow in the Porter Springs Cemetery.

Condolence calls will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Bailey & Foster Chapel Grapeland.

In lieu of flowers, an account has been set up at Grapeland State Bank for surviving children.

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