Bradford Riley Bowman, age 57, of Three Rivers, MI passed away suddenly on Sunday, April 2nd at Borgess Hospital surrounded by his family. Brad was born in Eaton Rapids, MI on April 11, 1959. His parents are Donald and Dorris Bowman (Pyle) of Kalamazoo. He grew up in Vicksburg and lived in Three Rivers for the past 33 years. He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Deborah Bowman (Cline) of Three Rivers; his two children: David and Beth Henderson of Elkhart, IN and Elizabeth (Bowman) and Chad Wright of Allegan, MI; his mother Dorris; five brothers and two sisters and several other extended family members. He was preceded in death by his father Donald. Brad was employed at American Axle and Manufacturing in Three Rivers until 2009. In his spare time he loved making memories with his family, working on his Oldsmobile and other vehicles, attending sprint car races, and hanging out with his friends. To know Brad was to love him and he will be missed by many. A memorial service will be held at the New Apostolic Church of Portage (3600 W Milham Ave, Portage, MI 49024) on Saturday, April 29th at 3 P.M. A fellowship dinner will follow at Hearthside Apartments Club House (7566 Currier Dr, Portage, MI 49002). In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the family to help with expenses. Please send donations in care of Deb Bowman 3137 Minkler Lake Road, Allegan, MI 49010.