Duncan Cowan Bowen died on Christmas Day, 25 December 2014 at the Orchard Court Nursing Home in Lingfield, Surrey where he had been residing for the last few years.
Duncan (Curley) was born in September, 1934 in Sussex. He was the son of the late Duncan Cowan Bowen, Sr. and the late Doris Florence Smeed. His parents separated when he was quite young and in later years, Duncan chose to be known by his mother’s maiden name of Smeed.
Curley was a lifelong bachelor and preferred to live a fairly solitary life.