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James Bowman

October 30, 1948 — July 13, 2021

Big Bend

Funeral Mass for James Leon Bowman, Sr. of Big Bend will take place at the St. Alphonsus Catholic Church of Hessmer on Saturday, July 17th, 2021 beginning at 11:00am with Rev. Edwin Rodriguez-Hernandez officiating. Burial will take place at the St. Alphonsus Catholic Cemetery.


James Bowman, Sr., age 72, passed away on Tuesday, July 13th, 2021.

Those left to cherish his memory are his children, James Bowman, Jr. (Becky), Marie Bowman Rachal, and Mitchell Bowman; grandchildren, Ashley, Nicole, Wesley, and Landon; and his 6 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his sisters, Alberta Moreau, Geneva Laprairie, and Irma Wisenbaker.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Cynthia Bowman; parents, John and Lola Mae Bowman; brothers, Clyde Bowman, Anderson “Dakkie” Bowman, Newman Bowman, Huey Bowman, John Bowman, and Clint Bonnette.

Visitation will begin on Friday, July 16th, 2021 at the Escude Funeral Home of Simmesport from 5:00pm until 9:00pm and resume on Saturday morning at 8:00am.

Family and friends are invited to sign and view the online guestbook at www.escudefuneralhome.com.

Escude Funeral Home of Simmesport, 625 Main St. Simmesport, LA 71369 (318-964-2324) has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of James Bowman, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Friday, July 16, 2021

4:00 - 9:00 pm (Central time)

Escude Funeral Home of Simmesport

625 Main St, Simmesport, LA 71369

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Visitation

Saturday, July 17, 2021

8:00 - 10:30 am (Central time)

Escude Funeral Home of Simmesport

625 Main St, Simmesport, LA 71369

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Funeral Mass

Saturday, July 17, 2021

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

St. Alphonsus Catholic Church

3645 Main St, Hessmer, LA 71341

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