Richard Bowie died suddenly of a heart attack on November 21, 2013 in Assonet, MA. After graduating from the University of Maine, Portland, Rick entered the Naval OCS program in 1967. He served on several naval vessels during the Vietman War.
Rick married his classmate Travis Markham Bowe, who survives him. They settled in Dartmouth, MA where they raised their three children. Rick worked for several businesses in the area over the years, and was very active in church and civic affairs.