A memorial service for William “Billy” Robert Bowden, 79, of May, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 30 at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church. Heartland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

He went home to be with the Lord on Monday, Nov. 4, 2019.

He was born May 25, 1940 to Chester and Maxine Bowden in Big Spring. He married Dianne Steed in Big Spring.

Survivors include his wife, Dianne Bowden of May; children, Sam Bowden of Brownwood, Scott Bowden of Houston, Twillia Hoskinson of May, Stephanie Faulkner of Marble Falls, Angela Howle of Austin, Wesley Bowden of Hobbs, New Mexico, Misty Lou Lindsey of Abilene, Tim O’Conner of Itasca and Renee Flores of Huntsville; brother, Dean Bowden of May; sisters, Brenda Switzer of Cross Plains and Barbara Clay of Rising Star; 17 grandchildren; and 13 great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Chester and Maxine Bowden.