Charles Raymond Bowman, age 85, of Birmingham, passed away November 20, 2018. He was retired from Southern Natural Gas and Stone and Sons. Charles went to Woodlawn High School, was a Mason, Shriner and was a lifelong member of Beasley Hunting Club. He was preceded in death by his parents Henry and Agnes Bowman. Chapel services will be on Friday, at 2pm with visitation from 1pm until service time. He is survived by his loving wife of 65 years Betty Bowman, daughter Julie Bowman (Donald Alexandria), son Rex Allan Bowman, sister Edna McPherson, grandchildren Dale Allan Freeman, Kimberly Renee Durham and great granddaughter Allie Grace Parsons. In lieu of flowers make donations to the Shriner's Hospital.