Funeral arrangements announced for Stowe

Visitation Sunday, funeral Monday for longtime clubhouse manager

Funeral arrangements announced for Stowe

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.

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. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.