SGM, US Army Retired
Ron Bowren served twenty-six years in the Army as a Chaplain Assistant Supervisor with various assignments. He served as instructor at U.S. Army Chaplain Center and School and also on the U.S. Army Chaplain Board. He served six months with the US VII Corps with Operation Desert Shield/Storm in Saudia Arabia and Iraq. His last assignment was with US Army Pacific as SGM of Chaplain Office in Ft. Shafter, HI. He retired in 1994 and came to San Antonio and earned a degree in Mortuary Science. He has worked for twenty years as a funeral director and embalmer. He retired in January 2015 and continues to serve as a deacon and choir member of First Baptist Church, San Antonio. He is married to Nancy Conner Bowren and they have one son, David, daughter-in-law, Cammie, and two grandchildren, Jake and Kaylee.