William Yancy Bowen


William Yancy Bowen went to his heavenly home Sunday, October 18, 2020.

He was born March 17, 1944 to Andrew Frank and Marjorie Lyde Bowen of Fernandina Beach.

He met the love of his life Elaine Cottle, in Fernandina Beach, Florida in 1963 and on June 21st 1964 they were married. Elaine and Billy relocated to Yulee where he could sit on his dock, drink an ice cold Coor's Light and fish all day long. He loved to spend Saturdays watching the Gator's play football, but he especially loved to be home with his family shooting pool and sharing a laugh.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his brothers, Frank and James.

He is survived by his beautiful wife Elaine; his two sons Brent and Brett; his daughters-in-love, Tricia and Fatima; grandson, Justin and wife Maegan; granddaughter, Natalie; great-grandchildren, Brantley and Alta and his brother Robert Andrew.

Funeral services will be at 12:00 noon on Thursday, October 22, 2020 at Hedges Baptist Church, 85085 Sutton Place, Yulee, Fl.

His family will receive friends from 11:00 am until the hour of service at the church.

He will be laid to rest at Wilds Landing Cemetery, 67735 Owens Farm Road, Yulee, FL.