Obituary Of Thomas Bowerman

Thomas P. Bowerman, age 72, a resident of Ft. Scott, passed through the gates of heaven Thursday, February 1, 2018, at his home.

He was born May 17, 1945, in Fayetteville, AR, the son of Jess and Hazel Bowerman. He attended South Side Grade School and Rogers High School in Rogers, AR.

He met his wife, Edith Diana Keehler, May 29, 1964. They have been married 53 years.

Tom was a master electrician for Loark Electrical.

They moved to Ft. Scott, KS, in 2001 to care for their oldest son Dana, who was battling M.S. He enjoyed his family and friends. He loved to work on cars with his friend and retired co-worker in the electrical trade. Tom’s life revolved around his wife, children, and grandchildren. He was greatly loved by all his family and friends and will be missed by all.

Survivors include his wife Diana, of the home; a son, Wesley Bowerman and wife Kalee, Ft. Scott; a daughter, Rebecca Bowerman and Mathew Gavin, of the home; a sister, Mary Reed, Rogers, AR; a grandson, Damion Gavin; four granddaughters, Essance Bowerman, Allain Tureskis, Madison Smith, Ft. Scott, and Dana Jean and husband Jeremy, Louisiana; a great-grandson, Tanner Jean. Also surviving are many nieces, nephews, great and great-great nieces and nephews, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Dana Bowerman; and two sisters, Virginia Chaney and Ann Jouett.

There was cremation. Memorial services will be conducted at 3:00 PM Friday, February 9th, at the Cheney Witt Chapel. Memorials are suggested to the Thomas Bowerman Memorial Fund and may be left in the care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, PO Box 347, 201 S. Main, Ft. Scott, KS 66701. Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at

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