Bill Bowden, age 70, of Snellville, GA, died August 20, 2007. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Julie Bowden in 1990 and his father, William Clifford Bowden in 1948 and is survived by his wife of 48 years, Carol Bowden; son and daughter-in-law, Cliff and Thomas Bowden of Monticello, GA; mother, Eloise Bowden of Snellville; granddaughters, Ellie and Tayler Bowden, both of Monticello, GA. Mr. Bowden, was retired from Financial Automotive, Inc. and was a 25 year member and Elder of Westminister Presbyterian Church, where he served as chairman on the Building Committee. He was an avid Hunter, Fisherman and loved to do wood working in his spare time. He loved to BBQ for his family and his friends and was a loving husband, father, son and grandfather. Funeral services will be held Thursday, August 23 at 11am at Westminister Presbyterian Church with Dr. Mike Garrett and Rev. Phillip Dennis officiating. Interment will be held at Eternal Hills Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 6 until 8pm at the funeral home. Active and inactive Elders of Westminister Presbyterian Church will serve as honorary pallbearers. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Westminister Presbyterian Church, 2208 East Main Street, Snellville, GA 30078 or Presbyterian Homes of GA, 3675 Crestwood Pkwy, Suite 370, Duluth, GA 30096, in memory of Bill Bowden. Tom M. Wages Funeral Home, LLC, Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200,