Lee Dale Bowden, Jr., age 59 of Asheboro, passed away on Wednesday, March 9, 2022 at his home.
Lee was born on November 9, 1962 in Guilford County to Lee and Kella Baldwin Bowden, Sr. Lee was a 1981 graduate of Western Guilford High School. He proudly served our country in the United States Air Force. Lee worked for the Piedmont Triad Airport Authority and was a former Coordinator with the Randolph County Honor Guard providing military honors for veterans. Lee enjoyed watching cowboy movies, riding motorcycles, and picking on his grandchildren. In addition to his parents, Lee is preceded in death by his sister, Michelle Bowden.
Lee is survived by his wife of 33 years, Mary Murphree Bowden; children, Heather Renee (Brandon Payne) Bray of Asheboro, Eric Kyle (Shannon Barbee) Bowden of Asheboro, Kristin (Robert) Luzanilla of Tulsa, OK; grandchildren, Maggie Renee Bray, Mark Luzanilla and Johnathan Luzanilla; brothers, Bobby (Sharon) Bowden of Atlanta, GA and Ronnie Bowden of Farmville, VA.
A graveside service will be held on Monday, March 14, 2022 at 11:00 am at Salisbury National Cemetery, 1601 Brenner Ave., Salisbury, NC 28144. Military honors will be provided by the Randolph County Honor Guard.
Lee requested that memorials may be made in his honor to the Randolph County Honor Guard, P.O. Box 1672, Asheboro, NC 27204.