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Funeral arrangements announced for Stowe

Visitation Sunday, funeral Monday for longtime clubhouse manager
MLB.com @m_sheldon

CINCINNATI -- Funeral arrangements have been set for longtime Reds clubhouse manager Bernie Stowe, who passed away on Tuesday at the age of 80.

Visitation for Stowe will be from 3-7 p.m. ET on Sunday, at the Schaeper Center in Elder High School on 4005 Glenway Ave. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. ET on Monday at the Holy Family Church, on 3006 West 8th St.

CINCINNATI -- Funeral arrangements have been set for longtime Reds clubhouse manager Bernie Stowe, who passed away on Tuesday at the age of 80.

Visitation for Stowe will be from 3-7 p.m. ET on Sunday, at the Schaeper Center in Elder High School on 4005 Glenway Ave. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. ET on Monday at the Holy Family Church, on 3006 West 8th St.

In a career that began in 1947 as a batboy, saw him move up to clubhouse manager in 1968 and retire in 2013, Stowe worked for several generations of Reds players.

Photos of Stowe over the years

The list includes Hall of Famers Johnny Bench, Frank Robinson, Joe Morgan, Tony Perez, Barry Larkin and Ken Griffey Jr.

Several former Reds players paused to remember Stowe on social media since word of his death was announced.

Tweet from @Johnny_Bench5: Deeply saddened to hear about Mr. Stowe's passing. At least he's now in better hands than mine. I'll miss you Bernie pic.twitter.com/97nESOW1it

Tweet from @merck50: The baseball world lost a great man today. Bernie Stowe is a Legend. RIP

Tweet from @DatDudeBP: God has gotten another angel! Papa Stowe, thank you for believing in me and being there for me… https://t.co/yf0D7c1KvU

Tweet from @BLFishing: Lost a dear friend and Reds Icon Bernie Stowe. Lovely man who took a many young snotty nose kid under his care and protection. Loved him.

Tweet from @EddieTaubensee: Every @Reds player for the past 50 years know that Bernie was what Reds represented. Praying for the Stowe family. �� https://t.co/Zwld9BO7U

Mark Sheldon is a reporter for MLB.com. Read his blog, Mark My Word, follow him on Twitter @m_sheldon and Facebook and listen to his podcast.

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