Cecil Hugh Bowden, 90, of Olar, South Carolina, died Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013 at Barnwell County Hospital. Bowden was a Mason and an U.S. Navy veteran. He was a loving father and grandfather. He will be missed by many. Bowden was born in Jasper County to the late John Parks and Mildred Elizabeth Aiken Bowden. He was married to the late Tommie Lee Bowden.
Survivors include three daughters, Patricia (the late Herbert) Mackey of Rincon, Ruth (the late Lyle) Tucker of Warrenton, N.C. and Judy (Tom) Zeth of Catasauqua, PA; one son, Eugene (Janet) Bowden of Fairfax, VA; and ten grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren.
Grave side services were held at 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 8 at Midway Baptist Church Cemetery in Baxley with the Rev. Robert Poston officiating.
Visitation was held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Monday, Jan. 7 at Dyches Funeral Home and Crematory of Barnwell, S.C.
Arrangements were under the direction of Dyches Funeral Home and Crematory of Barnwell, S.C.