Alfred Woodard Bowman, Jr., age 79 of Chicago, Illinois passed away on July 22, 2013 in Plano, Texas. He was born on April 24, 1934 in Chicago, Illinois to Alfred Woodard Bowman, Sr. and Joan (McGhee) Bowman. Alfred was an Engineer with the Cook County Government and was a member of the Lutheran Faith.
He is survived by his companion of many years, Mary Saunders of Chicago, Illinois; his children, Alfred C. Bowman (Elaine) of Madison, Wisconsin, Sharon Bowman Smith of Frisco, Texas, Andre D. Bowman, Sr.(Joyce) of Cedar Hill, Texas, Antoinique D. Bowman of Frisco, Texas, Angela B. Aguirre(Mark) of Frisco, Texas; son-in-law, Frederick Smith of Chicago, Illinois; Mary’s children, Earmon C. “June” Saunders, Jr.,(Darlene) of Matteson, Illinois; his grandchildren, Kese, Alfred, Andre, Iesha(Leroy), Maurice, Aphrodite, Alfonse(Tameka), Tatiana, Alexandria, Antoine, Anefertiti, Ariana, Angelei, Jori, Maschera, Shayla, Adriana, Alana, Michaela, Taranika, Mary, Ryan and Michelle; seventeen great-grandchldren; siblings, Charlotte Brewster of Chicago, Illinois, Jacqueline Coppage of Chicago, Illinois, James Bowman of Chicago, Illinois; many nieces, nephews, extended family and a host of friends.
Alfred is preceded in death by his parents, Alfred W. Bowman, Sr., and Joan Bowman; wife, Inez D. Bowman; brothers, Richard and Robert Bowman and his daughter Simone Bowman Curry.
The family will receive friends at a Wake to be held on Thursday, August 1, 2013 at 11:00 AM. Funeral Services will follow the Wake at 12:00 PM at Christ The King Lutheran Church, 3701 S. Lake Park Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60653. Burial will immediately follow the service at Oakwood Cemetery, 1035 E. 67th Street, Chicago, Illinois 60637.