July 2, 2013
Tom Bowman, age 70, of Hobart, passed away June 22, 2013, at the family home.
Tom was born Jan. 8, 1943, in Renton, the son of Rome and Phyllis Bowman. He was raised in Centralia, Issaquah and Hobart.
He graduated from Issaquah High School in 1962. Tom married his sweetheart and love of his life Lynda Kay Low on Sept. 20, 1964.
Tom was a chef and business owner. In his younger years, he worked for Nicks Café and then spent 17 years working at Fasano’s in Issaquah. He moved as a chef to the five-star Red Cabbage that led to his 14 years of ownership of Pizza Pete in Rainier Beach. He retired after 25 years from the Renton School District.
In his leisure time, he enjoyed spending time with family and hunting. He loved visiting Kauai, Hawaii, and Reno, Nev.
Immediate survivors include his loving wife Lynda; son David Bowman and his wife Kelly, and grandson Luke Young; brother Rome Bowman and wife Elizabeth, of Spokane; and Jerry Bradley and his wife Stephanie, of Tonasket, as well as their sons Jake and Beau Bradley.
As for services, per his wishes, we will not be holding one, but plan to celebrate his life next year. The family will be open to visitors at their home Saturday, July 6, between 1 and 4 p.m. If you would like to participate and share your memories, please friend him on Facebook as well as visit the family’s online guest book at www.flintofts.com. Remembrances may be made to heart and lung charities.
Arrangements are by Flintoft’s Funeral Home and Crematory.