Julia Ann Estock Bio, Wiki
Julia Ann Estock is best known for being the wife of coach Bobby Bowden, an American football coach. Bowden is best known for coaching the Florida State Seminoles football team from 1976 to 2009 and is considered one of the greatest college football coaches of all time for his accomplishments with the Seminoles. Bowden died on August 8, 2021 (aged 91). He was diagnosed with a terminal medical condition in July 2021, reportedly pancreatic cancer.
Julia Ann Estock & Bobby Bowden
Bowden married Ann Estock, his childhood sweetheart, in 1949 and the couple raised six children and 21 grandchildren. Bowden is a committed Christian who credits his success in football to his faith. He talked often about his Christian faith, speaking and preaching in churches and to religious groups. The Fellowship of Christian Athletes named an award for him.
Bowden married his wife Ann in 1949 and credited her with raising their six children while he pursued coaching. Three of his sons followed him into football and carry on his legacy as college coaches.
Bowden was diagnosed with COVID-19 in October 2020. Following Government-issued quarantines, curfews, and other restrictions are already in effect due to the coronavirus. Bobby and Ann Bowden heeded the advice of friends and professionals by staying close to their Killearn Estates home.
“I have never seen anything like it in my lifetime,” said Bobby Bowden, 90.“The country’s nearly shut down and people are being told to stay away from each other.” Said Ann Bowden: “We are doing fine. The advantage of retirement is we don’t have to go anywhere.”
Speaking of the impact of Covid-19 Bobby and Ann said: “It’s a real big problem right now until we can get something to stop it. It’s going to hurt our economy. But we are like everybody else going through this, we just have to wait and see. But we are good, we are healthy. Our mental attitude is good. We are enjoying life and we love being alive.”
Bobby Bowden Death & Cause
Bobby Bowden, one of college football’s legendary coaches, has died. He was 91. Florida State University announced the news in a tweet saying, “Today we lost a legend but you never lose a legacy. Rest In Peace Coach Bowden.”
Today we lost a legend but you never lose a legacy. Rest In Peace Coach Bowden pic.twitter.com/f7pQpUPqbJ
— FSU Football (@FSUFootball) August 8, 2021
Bowden was diagnosed with COVID-19 in October 2020. Bowden was diagnosed with a terminal medical condition in July 2021, reportedly pancreatic cancer.
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