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Bradley Nelson Bowen

June 17, 1964 ~ October 13, 2021 (age 57)


Bradley Nelson Bowen, of Jacksonville Beach, Florida, passed away hunting red stag in the Highlands of Scotland on October 13, 2021, born June 7, 1964, in Atlanta, Georgia.

Bradley is survived by his mother, Virginia Bowen-Rait, stepfather, James Rait, sister, Leigh Bowen Muro, nephews Adam Muro and Kenedy Bowen, Nieces, Ilianna Muro, Estella Muro, and Annabella Bowen, his maternal uncle, Gene Lowe, and aunt Kay Lowe, paternal aunt Jamie Welch, many cousins, stepbrothers, and their families. He is preceded in death by his father, Edgar Howell Bowen, brother Kenneth Edgar Bowen.

Bradley attended St Thomas Aquinas High School, graduated in 1982, earned a football scholarship to Valley City State College in North Dakota, leathered as a freshman, and graduated from Georgia Southern University with a degree in Building Construction Technology. He was a two-time National Champion in ’85 and ’86, NCAA Division 1-AA, during the inaugural years with Coach Erk Russell.

He worked in the greater Jacksonville area as a superintendent and project manager in the Commercial Construction industry for 8 years, prior to starting Bradley Bowen Construction, LLC (BBC) in 1998.

Brad was a man of unwavering faith, in 1988 he was a member of Beaches United Methodist Church and in September of 2012 was one of the founding members of the Church of Eleven 22, where he served as a deacon. As owner of BBC he was responsible for the design and construction of over 7 campuses of The Church of Eleven 22. He lived his dream of building churches, bringing people to worship Christ.

A consummate athlete he loved and participated in many sports enjoying friendly competition. In his leisure time he loved hunting and diving, was an avid fisherman and captained his own boat. He was a loyal and loving son and a friend to all. He loved spending time with friends and family everywhere from the football field to the Bahamas, the golf course or anywhere hunting. His love for life was expressed it in his fun-loving nature, generosity, focused hard work, trustworthiness and humility before his Creator.

Graveside service will be, Thursday, November, 18, 2021 at 11:22 a.m., at City of Pompano Beach Cemetery, 400 S.E. 23rd. Avenue, Pompano Beach, Florida 33062

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November 18, 2021

11:22 AM
City of Pompano Beach Cemetery
400 S.E. 23rd Avenue
Pompano Beach, FL 33062


City of Pompano Beach Cemetery
400 S.E. 23rd Avenue
Pompano Beach, FL 33062

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