SPRINGFIELD – Michael Shane Bowden, 36, of Springfield died at 7:22 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, 2008, at his residence.
He was born March 29, 1972, in Springfield, the son of Michael and Linda Weller Bowden. He was preceded in death by an uncle and his paternal grandparents.
Mr. Bowden, a lifelong resident of Springfield, worked for Springfield Iron and Metal. He was of the Catholic faith. He knew and loved his Lord. He was a former member of the band The Stiffs.
Surviving are his girlfriend, Tracy Edwards; parents, Michael and Linda Bowden; a sister, Angela Embry; maternal grandparents, Russell and Evelyn Weller; two uncles; and four nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 9, 2008, at Staab Funeral Home. Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 10, 2008, at St. Joseph’s Church with Monsignor Thomas Holinga officiating. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.
Memorials to Locks of Love.