David Bowen, 53

David Bowen, 53, of Frankford, Del., passed away Sunday, June 1, 2008, at Beebe Medical Center in Lewes, Del. A retired farmer, he loved drag racing, liked working outside and loved to drive around in his truck and waste gas. He was a devoted family man and was excellent at lecturing on staying on the right track.

Bowen was preceded in death by a sister, Elizabeth Collins. He is survived by his wife of 24 years, Ida D. Bowen; three sons, David Lee Bowen and his wife, Misty, of Bridgeville, Del., Fabian Wayne Bowen of Chambersborgh, Pa. and Steven Allen Bowen of Ocean View, Del.; two daughters, Kimberly Bernice Bowen of Ocean View and Karen A. Bowen of Clarksville, Del.; two brothers, William Bowen and his wife, Kathleen, of Millsboro, Del., and John Bowen of Frankford; three sisters, Nancy Bowen of Wilmington, Del., Melinda Bowen of Seaford, Del. and Tina Bowen, also of Seaford; eight grandchildren and two on the way.

A service was scheduled for Wednesday, June 4, 2008, with interment held privately.