Keller Benjamin Bowie, 16, resident of 102 Alice Drive passed away Wednesday April 25, 2018.
Born in Greenwood, SC he was a son of Ben Allen "Benny" Bowie and Tracey Willis Bowie.
Keller was a 9th grade student at Abbeville High School. He enjoyed playing basketball with his friends, fishing, hunting and forging of knives. He also made homemade handles for the knives he made. He taught himself this art after watching "Forged in Fire" on TV. He also enjoyed playing with his dogs M.J. and Jasmine and hanging with his friends.
Survivors include his parents Benny and Tracey Bowie of the home; a sister Riley Ann Bowie of the home; maternal grandparents Charlie and Marie Bollman Willis of Abbeville, SC; his great-grandmother Doris Bollman of Abbeville, SC; his two special friends his dogs M.J. and Jaz.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents Marion "Red" Bowie and Doris "Dot" Bowie.
A Celebration of Keller's life will be conducted Friday April 27, 2018 at 3:30 PM in Main St. United Methodist Church with the Rev. Eric Sheppard officiating. The family is at the home 102 Alice Drive Abbeville, SC.
The family will receive friends Friday afternoon from 2:00 until 3:15 PM in the Greene Center at the church prior to services.
Memorials in memory of Keller may be made to the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention 1025 Thomas Jefferson St., NW, Ste. 700, Washington, DC 20007.
The Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home and Cremation Services is assisting the Bowie family.