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
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.