The Photo Request has been fulfilled.


Donald Franklin “Don” Bowman

Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee, USA
Death 11 Feb 2017 (aged 79)
Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Memorial ID 176337287 · View Source
Suggest Edits

Donald (Don) Franklin Bowman, 79 of Knoxville, Tennessee passed away on February 11, 2017.

He was born in Knoxville, Tennessee.

He was an Eagle Scout by age 12.

Graduated from West High School where he lettered in football. He attended UT where he lettered in golf. He was a member of SAE fraternity, and a private pilot. He was a member of FLYC. He was CEO of Serene Manor Medical Center (SMMC), where he was involved for 45 years. He was a charter member of the Church of the Ascension. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. He was a member of the Outdoor Writers Association of America (OWAA). He wrote and produced two radio shows about hunting, fishing, and football. He served on the Tennessee Conservation Commission.

He enjoyed his farm, Gander Haven, and the geese and deer there.

The family will receive friends from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM Wednesday at The Episcopal Church of the Ascension with a celebration of life service to be held at 5:00 PM.

Rose Mortuary


See more Bowman memorials in:



  • Created by: Bob Nuchols
  • Added: 14 Feb 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 176337287
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Donald Franklin “Don” Bowman (7 Oct 1937–11 Feb 2017), Find A Grave Memorial no. 176337287, ; Maintained by Bob Nuchols (contributor 46830425) Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.