Randy Lee Bowman, 56, of Ilion, passed away on Monday, Aug. 12, 2013, at St. Luke's Hospital, New Hartford.
He was born Feb. 19, 1957, in Herkimer, the son of Mary Bowman and the late Alfred Bowman. Randy was a graduate of Herkimer High School.
His marriage to Kim Ackerman took place on June 5, 2004, in Herkimer.
For many years, Randy was a construction worker and paver, being employed throughout the valley.
Randy was a very generous person who loved spending time with his family, especially the special moments with his grandson, Aydin, whom he thought the world of. He enjoyed the outdoors, and he loved to host parties in his backyard.
Survivors include his mother, Mary Bowman, of Herkimer; his wife of nine years, Kim, of Ilion; two daughters, Latasha McCauley and Kasandra Bowman, both of Herkimer; two grandchildren, Izabella Guyer and Aydin McCauley, both of Herkimer; brothers and sister, Lee Bowman and wife, Debbie, of Herkimer, Jaquie Richardson, of Ilion, and Victor Bowman and wife, Keitha, of Frankfort; his mother-in-law, Lois Ackerman, of Little Falls; and in-laws, Sherry Collins, of Little Falls, Jeff and Jill Ackerman, of Tennessee, Kurt and Debbie Ackerman, of Little Falls, and Chad and Marcie Ackerman, of Tennessee; several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins; and his precious canine companion, Cuddles.
He was predeceased by his father, Alfred Bowman; a nephew, Jimmy Morehouse; and his father-in-law, James Ackerman.
In keeping with Randy's wishes, funeral services will be private and held at the convenience of the family. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Vincent A. Enea Funeral Service, 329 S. Washington St., Herkimer, 866-1500.
To add to Randy's online memorial, please go to www.vincenteneafuneralservice.com.