Memorial services for Laird P. Bowman, 89, Lawrence will be held at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at Presbyterian Manor in Lawrence. Burial will be in Pioneer Cemetery, Lawrence. He passed away Saturday, June 18, 2016 at Presbyterian Manor.
Laird was born January 28, 1927 in Topeka, KS, the son of Herbert Douglas Bowman and Marion Martha (Price) Bowman.
He married Betty Pote in 1950, she survives at Presbyterian Manor.
Laird served in the Merchant Marines during World War II.
He received law and business degrees from the University of Kansas and worked as an attorney. He was a member of Plymouth Congregational Church and Sigma Chi fraternity.
Survivors include his daughter, Susan Bowman Adams; his son, Bruce Bowman: and grandchildren C. Blaine Adams and Nicholas Adams.
Memorials may be made in his name to Plymouth Congregational Church and may be sent in care of the Warren-McElwain Mortuary.