Burke “"Punchie"” Gerald Bowe

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Funeral Service for MR. BURKE GERALD “PUNCHIE” BOWE, age 60 years of #10 Montrose Court, South Bahamia, Freeport, Grand Bahama will be held on Saturday, April 20, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at the Church of the Good Shepherd, Pinder’s Point, Grand Bahama. Officiating will be Rev’d Erma Ambrose, Father Ian Claridge and the Rev’d Canon Curtis Robinson. Interment will follow in the Grand Bahama Memorial Park #2, Frobisher Drive, Freeport, Grand Bahama.

His memories will live on in the hearts of his loving wife of 32 years: Mary Bowe; daughters: Karen Brown, Kizzy Herry and Burke G. Bowe; sons: Edney Anderson Sr., Ricardo Forbes, and Kiyano Bowe; adopted daughters: Inez Minus and Denise Moss; daughter-in-law: Alisa Anderson; son-in-law: Ryan Herry; adopted son-in-law: Vincent Moss; grandchildren: Bershanna Gittens, Destiny Forbes, Eden, Edney Jr., and Asia Anderson; adopted grandchild: SanJay Moss; sisters: Pamela Dean of Miami Florida, Anita, Janet, Donalee, Ginger and Renee Bowe, Juliet Turnquest, Jacqueline Cartwright, and June Carey; brothers: Marcus, Mark, Allison Bowe and Greg Major (Virginia); adopted sister: Joan Swaby, adopted brothers: Stanley, Evan and Jay Williams; nieces: Lerdon Barr, Lashay Thompson, Lyndee Bowe, Kera and Kelia Kemp, Kianja, Azaria, Aeysha, Ashley, Alleyia Bowe, Terrez Carey,Glenique, Shanique, Perez, Nicole, Yalice, Sharad, Zakaya, and Dakiel Bowe, Raquel Gibson, Najwa Cecily, Tina Major, Marshanel, Antoinette, Clementina, and Shantell Brown, Lauretta Ferguson and Naomi and Jacqueline Anderson, Laverne Curtis, Shaneka Burnside, Kathleen Munnings, Lucy Martin, Dannielle and Charlesetta Newbold, Shekinah Edgecombe. Patrice Symonette, Robin Sealy, Kimberly, Roxanne, and Arianna Brown, Angel Riley, Erica Bethel and Gabrielle White; nephews: Shayne Bowe, Daziano, Dielo, Dorian, Delano Cartwright, Marcian, Sherman, Perez Bowe, Lasalle Thompson, Kapry and Kasimn Kemp, Tavares LaRoda, Terrance and Tevaughn Carey, Arthel Gibson, Geno Major, Charles, Clarrington, and Elon Anderson, Sgt. 2327 Elvis Curtis, Charles III and Arsenio Newbold, Kingson, Livingston, Marvin, Rashad, Roger, Robert and Robin Brown, Barrington Mackey; aunts: Esther Pratt, Beverly and Valencia Harris, Geraldean, Pam, Mavis, Jenny, Willamae, Sherry, Theresa and Prescola Dean; uncles: Peter Bowe; sisters-in-law: Tammy and Heather Bowe, Jessica Major, Clara Newbold, Katherine Edgecombe, Minister Olive Curtis, Mildred Anderson, Adrianna Lowe, Cordella Mackey, Patricia, Stephanie and Pamela Brown, and Evangelist Rachel Mackey; adopted sisters-in-law: Elsiemae Lindsay, Bernadette Black, Pricilla and Glenda Williams; brothers-in-law: Charles Newbold Sr., Arthur, David and Dr. Eric Brown, Jeffrey Edgecombe, David Turnquest and Anthony Lindsay; adopted brother-in-law: Anthony Lindsay; cousins: Bernest Brennen and family, Joseph and Pearline Nixon and family, Father Ian Claridge and Reverend Erma Armbrose, Edney and Gigi Sherman and family, Audley Leathon and family, Ricardo Higgs and family, Ezekiel and Alfreda Saunders; godfather and best friend: Kirklyn Wildgoose and family; godchildren: Maliyah Edgecombe, Vincent Claridge, Jepp Brennen, Destiny Canter and Pumpkin Stubbs and a host of other relatives and friends including: Dr. Nina Thompson, Erick Roberts, Lashanna Gittens, Charrice Johnson and family, Tyrone and Linda Gibson and family, Alfred and Vernique Stubbs, Robert and Annie Hepburn and family, Sylvia Mortimer and family, Church of the Good Shepherd Family, Michelle Sealy, Alvin and Michelle Swann, Coach Moon McPhee, Jenny Evans and the Grand Bahama Sports Complex Family, Frederick Black, Larry and Sophia Edgecombe, Nathan Davis and family, Evelyn Riley and family, Joel Roberts and family, Steve and Shaniqua Russell, Christopher and Angela Herry, Alfred and Sharon Stubbs, Zorah Lewis and family, Herbert and Mable Gibson, Rodney Bowe and family, Ricardo Bowe and family, Carlton and Nancy Rolle, Cleveland and Elcina Duncombe, Basil and Sarah Rahming, Shervin and Donna Bastian and family, Sharrand and Tammy Pinder, Zach and Carol Smith, Melvern Brown, Dwight Canter and family, Wayne and Marsha Stubbs, Ken and Marsha Stubbs, Eugene and Carla Roker. The Freeport Seven Day Adventist Church especially: Ron Pratt, Elvis Forbes, Charles Stuart and Cecil Thompson, Candid Security staff and Island Seas Resort. Special thanks: Rand Memorial Hospital staff especially Dr. Mimi Nesbitt, Dr. Santos, Dr. Stubbs, Dr. Klassen and the Princess Margaret Hospital staff, Star General management and staff, Borco management and staff. 

Viewing will be held in the “Perpetual Suite” at Restview Memorial Mortuary and Crematorium Limited, #11-A Coral Road, Freeport, Grand Bahama on Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and at the church on Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until service time.