Nevin E. Bowman, 72, Denver, groundskeeper, avid hunter and fisherman

By on January 7, 2015

Nevin E. Bowman, 72, of Denver, died Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014, at Hospice & Community Care of Mt. Joy.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Joyce H. (Shertzer) Bowman. Born in Bowmansville, he was the son of the late Aaron and Arlene (Leisey) Bowman.

Nevin worked both as a landscaper and grounds caretaker. He was an avid hunter, fisherman, and outdoorsman.

In addition to his wife, Nevin is survived by his daughter: Chrystle L. (Bowman) Muto, wife of Eugene P., of Austin, Texas; two brothers: Aaron Bowman of Ephrata and Garry Bowman of Fivepointville; a sister-in-law: Vickie Shertzer of Quarryville; a grandson: Eugene Christian Muto; and a great-grandson: Chase Nevin Bowman.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter: Cynthia M. Bowman; a brother: Ronald Bowman; and a grandson: Jeremiah L. Bowman.

Services were held Jan. 3 at the Church of the Nazarene of Ephrata. Interment was in the Pine Grove Mennonite Cemetery

In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Nevin’s honor to Hospice & Community Care, PO Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604-4125.

The Eckenroth Home for Funerals, Terre Hill, is in charge of arrangements. To send the family condolences, visit

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