Loyd Edward Bowden - Obituaries

Loyd Edward Bowden

November 26, 1947 - September 14, 2017
U.S. Armed Forces Veteran
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Loyd Edward Bowden passed away on Thursday, September 14, at the age of 69. He was born in Duncan, Oklahoma, on November 26, 1947, to Troy E. and Birdie Minnie (Jennings) Bowden.

Family visitation will be on Monday, September 18, from 5:30-7:30P.M. at Whitt Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, September 19, at 2:00P.M. at the Harvest Hills Baptist Church with Bro. Jerry Moore officiating and Bro. Jerry Don Moore assisting. Interment will be in the Duncan Cemetery. Arrangements have been entrusted to Whitt Funeral Home.

Loyd graduated from Duncan High School in 1966. He then joined the US Army. He married Barbara Carolyn Geisler on March 11, 1978, in DeValls Bluff, Arkansas. They had two sons, Billy Geisler and James Edward Bowden.

He opened his own business, Bowden Siding & Home Improvement in 1984. He also owned B&L Golf Shop. Prior to 1984, he worked for Arkla Gas and PSO.

Loyd enjoyed playing golf. He also enjoyed attending church. He was Head Trustee at Harvest Hills Baptist Church. He loved his family dearly, especially his grandkids.

He is survived by his wife of 39 years, Barbara; his sons, Billy Geisler and James Edward and his wife Deanna Bowden; his grandchildren, Erika Geisler and Justin Bowden; his great-grandson, Colton Yarbrough; his brother, Bobby and wife Linda Bowden; his sisters-in-law, Sharon Bowden and JoAnn Bowden; “special” grandchildren, Chris and Tarah Robinson and their children, Hallie and Tenley; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his brothers and sister-in-law, W.T. and Jo Bowden, Dewey Bowden, Jim Bowden, and Jerry Bowden; and his sisters and brothers-in-law, Margie and George Barrick and Helen and Randall Presgrove.

Memorial contributions may be made in Loyd’s name to the Harvest Hills Baptist Church.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.whittfh.com.

Service Information

Date: September 18, 2017
Time: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Date: September 19, 2017
Time: 2:00 pm

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judy g pollan
lawton, OK
James, Deanna, and Justin Bowden,
I am sorry to hear about your daddy, Loyd. I remember him as being a very tall ole teddy bear.
Jolene Morgan
Comanche, OK
Barbara I am so sorry. You and your family are in my prayers.
Janet Rucker
Liberal, KS
Barbara, I am so sorry to hear about Loyd, my prayers and thoughts are with you during this time. May God give you and your family the peace and strength you will need. Love to you!
Brenda Davis
Marlow, OK
Barbara, I am so sorry for your loss. I pray you will feel the comfort, strength and peace that only our Lord can give during the days to come.
Lloyd and Judy Scifres
Duncan, OK
Barbara we are so sorry to hear about Lloyd. God bless, you are in our thoughts and prayers.
Angie Bailey
Comache, OK
Barbara, James, Deanna, Justin and Billy, my prayers will continue for you all. Love you so much. You will find peace and comfort by clinging to the Lord and his love and promises.
Michael and Traci Pennington
Walters, OK
Prayers of comfort for the family
Rick Caudill
Loco, OK
You are in our thoughts and prayers if I can do anything or you need any just let me know
Matt & Dolores Niles
Duncan, OK
So sorry for yalls loss. Love ya so much. Yall are in our thoughts and prayers!
Jamie Wilson
Sent Flowers in memory of Loyd Edward Bowden
Kay Lynn Triplett
Marlow, OK
James, So very sorry to hear about the passing of your father.
I know how hard it can be.
I love you dear brother..KayLynn
Sterling, OK
Barbara it was such a blessing to get to take care of Loyd and visit with you Y'all become like family to me. My prayers are with you and your family.Love you
Dan and Joanne Flanders
Duncan, OK
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Dan and Joanne
Danny and Suzie Hall
Tulsa, OK
So sorry to hear of Loyd 's passing,prayers for the family.
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