Funeral Services announced for Coach Bobby Bowden


Florida State Seminoles football fans will have two separate chances to say goodbye to the coaching legend that helped build up a program and university.

Services for former head coach Bobby Bowden will be held on Friday August 13 and Saturday August 14, with the first a public visitation period and the second a funeral open to the public.

Here’s the full statement from the university:

On behalf of Ann Bowden, daughters Robyn Hines (Jack) and Ginger Madden Bowden, and sons Stephen, Terry, Tommy (Linda), and Jeff (Cindi), 19 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren, please see the schedule for services for Coach Bowden

Also, please note that the family is asking that in lieu of flowers, the family requests charitable contributions be made to the Fellowship of Christian Athletes at 8701 Leeds Road, Kansas City, MO 64129

Services for Bobby Bowden

Friday, August 13

10-1 p.m. Coach Bowden will Lie In Honor in the Capitol Rotunda

2-7 p.m. Coach Bowden will Lie In Repose in the Moore Athletic Center, located at Doak Campbell Stadium – open to the public.

Saturday, August 14

11:00 a.m. Funeral Service for Coach Bowden at the Tucker Civic Center at FSU: open to the public with doors opening at 9:30 a.m.

Sunday, August 15

4-6 p.m.

Coach Bowden will Lie in Repose at the Reid Chapel on the campus of Samford University – open to the public. Family-only burial service to follow in Trussville, Ala.

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  1. I was so very blessed to have met Coach Bowden at a Fellowship for Christian Athletes banquet years ago. Coach never knew a stranger. He lived such a great life, loving football, loving his family, and most of all loving the Lord. Heaven is rejoicing. Here on earth we will be sad for a long time. You are loved Coach!

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