John Wesley Bowen, age 53, of Bristol, TN passed away on Tuesday, November 17, 2020 in the Bristol Regional Medical Center. He was born May 27, 1967 in Brevard, FL, but lived all of his life in the Bristol area. He worked as a manager for Richard’s Automotive, and was a member of Keys Street Pentecostal Church.
He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Dr. Dixie Chapman Bowen; his father, Harvey Richard Bowen, Sr.; and infant sister, Rebecca Bowen. Surviving include his mother, Peggy Welch Bowen; brother, Harvey Richard Bowen, Jr. and wife Khristina; sister, Beth Bowen; nephews, Noah Bowen and wife Chelsie, Hunter McGlothlin and wife Brittney, Peyton McGlothlin and wife Brittany, Ethan Jenkins and fiancé Brittni, and Luke Jenkins; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Rev. Thurman and Dixie Chapman; special uncle, Tom Welch; several aunts, uncles and cousins.
The funeral service will be held 6:00 pm, Saturday, November 21, 2020 in the Weaver Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Gary Rowlette, Rev. Thurman Chapman, Rev. Mike Adams, and Rev. Noah Bowen officiating. The family will receive friends from 4:00 to 5:45 pm Saturday prior to the service at the funeral home. The committal service will be 2:00 pm Sunday in Glenwood Cemetery. Honorary pallbearers will be Hunter McGlothlin, Peyton McGlothlin, Luke Jenkins, Ethan Jenkins, Steve Garland, and Joey Montoya.