Funeral Services Set for Bowling Green Epidemiologist Rebecca Shadowen

Sep 15, 2020

Credit J.C. Kirby and Son Funeral Home

Funeral services are set for Bowling Green’s top infectious disease expert. Dr. Rebecca Shadowen passed away on Friday at the age of 62 following a four-month battle with COVID-19. 

According to her obituary, a walk-through visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m-9:00 p.m. at J.C. Kirby and Son Lovers Lane Chapel.  A private funeral service for family will be held at 1:00 p.m on Thursday, with burial to follow in Bowling Green Gardens.  The family requests all attendees wear masks and maintain social distancing to avoid the further spread of the coronavirus.

Shadowen is survived by her husband and her two children. 

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to either HOTEL INC. or the Dr. Rebecca Shadowen Research and Education Fund through the Medical Center Health Foundation.

Doctor Shadowen served as a specialist in Infectious Diseases and Healthcare Epidemiology for Med Center Health and helped lead the Bowling Green-Warren County Coronavirus Workgroup.