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Ralph William Bowman

August 8, 1933 — June 25, 2024

Salt Lake City, Utah

Ralph William Bowman, a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather passed away June 25, 2024, in Salt Lake City, Utah. Born August 8, 1933, in Salt Lake City, to Glen St. Clair and Williamina Mack Bowman a remarkable life filled with love, dedication, and passion.

Ralph's career at the Old Mill Golf Course spanned two decades and truly embodied his passion for the sport. He also made significant contributions to the construction industry and was a proud owner of his own business. His dedication and hard work were evident to all who knew him. He taught many employees work as well as life lessons. 

A Navy veteran who served on the USS Mispillion AO105 for four years, Ralph was awarded several prestigious medals including the National Defense Service Medal, Korean Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal, and the Good Conduct twice. His commitment to serving his country was unwavering.

In addition to his professional endeavors, Ralph had a deep love for painting, golfing, boating and water skiing with his friends and family. His artistic talent shone through in his paintings displayed at the Old Mill Golf Course. He cherished spending time with his grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and his beloved wife Phyllis Bowman. Ralph participated in the Huntsman Senior Games in St. George, Utah for over 21 years, winning several awards. 

Ralph is survived by his wife Phyllis Bowman; his son Ron Bowman (Gerri); his daughter Lori Leal (Celestino); his grandchildren Andrea Leal Maley (Jason), Cory Bowman (Addisyn), Nicholas Leal; and his great-grandchildren Silas Bowman, Penelope Maley, Porter Maley, Jude Bowman. He is preceded in death by his parents, Glen St. Clair and Williamina Mack Bowman, as well as his sister, Lois and his three brothers, Earl, LeRoy and Russell.

Ralph's presence will be deeply missed by all those whose lives he touched. A viewing is scheduled on July 1st at Memorial Mountain View Mortuary in Cottonwood Heights followed by a graveside service in honor of this remarkable man who lived life to the fullest. His memory will forever remain in our hearts as we celebrate a life well-lived.

May he rest peacefully.

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Monday, July 1, 2024

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Monday, July 1, 2024

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Mountain time)

Memorial Mountain View Mortuary, Cemetery and Pet Garden

3115 Bengal Blvd, Cottonwood Heights, UT 84121

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