Bowen, Fred DeMars "Freddie B."

Wednesday, January 2, 2013
Fred Bowen
Fred Bowen

Fred DeMars “Freddie B.” Bowen, 53, died on Wednesday, January 2 at his home. 

He was a lifelong resident of Chattanooga and a member of Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church.

Fred attended Notre Dame High School.  He loved music and WWE wrestling.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Norma Bowen, and grandmother, Marie DeMars. 

Survivors include his sisters, Donlee Roberson and Tina Watkins, a niece, Natasha Roberson and nephew, Todd Roberson; several cousins and a special friend, Danny Westfield.

A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. in Hamilton Memorial Gardens with Monsignor George Schmidt officiating. There will be no visitation at the funeral home.

Arrangements are by the North Chapel of  Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson, Tn. 37343. 

Please share your thoughts and condolences at www.chattanooganorthchapel.com.



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