His greatest love was his wife Phyllis with whom he has two children.
Bowen's agent, Martin, said: "I will very sadly miss Jim. We are all shedding a tear", he said.
Well, from all at Hot Press, have a smashing time up there with the starts pal! "It wasn't completely unexpected, he's been ill for several weeks in hospital", he said.
Bowen presented a morning radio show for Radio Lancashire between 1999 and 2002 but resigned after making a racist remark on air.
Yellow weather warning issued for rain tonight The Met Office has today (Wednesday) officially put a weather warning for snow in place for Sunday across the region. Maxey said temperatures in London, which reached double digits on Tuesday, would fall as low as 5C by Sunday.
The former deputy headmaster, who was born in Lancashire, began his career as a stand-up comedian on the club circuit in the 1960s.
Despite being all about the darts, Bullseye is best remembered for its catchy theme tune, Bowen's ever-present catchphrases and the consistent crapness of its prizes - with contestants getting to throw darts to win a random selection of tea sets and garden furniture before gambling it all to bag themselves a speedboat.
"I've known him since the Bullseye days".
Bowen was inspired to become a comedian after watching Ken Dodd in Blackpool.
Jim had previously endured difficulties with his health and was hospitalised in 2016 after suffering a stroke.
He had a guest role in BBC1's detective drama Jonathan Creek and Peter Kay's comedy, Phoenix Nights.
Another new addition will come on March 16th, and it's the ability to fully change your character and palico's looks. English patch notes have yet to be shared, and we will update the post once they become available.
The eye-roll was filmed by state-run broadcaster CCTV and was even filmed on mobile phones by mainland netizens and shared online. On Tuesday morning Beijing had announced a major government overhaul that was overshadowed by Liang's hammy performance.
Mississippi State, which won 32 straight games before losing to SC , opens play on March 17 against 16-seed Nicholls State. Barring one of the greatest upsets in the history of the sport, UConn will play the victor of that game Monday at Gampel.
Their 55 percent shooting from the field for the quarter was in contrast to the Suns' woeful 26 percent effort in that department. It's the fourth and final meeting with Rudy Gobert and Donovan Mitchell of the Utah Jazz coming up on Thursday, March 15.
It continues: "The Fallout vulnerabilities allows access to protected memory regions that are otherwise sealed off by hardware". It is important to note that this was only done after first sending an outline of the vulnerabilities out to press outlets.
So we'll just sit back and wait, as patiently as possible, for the reboot confirmation that seems all but destined to happen. With the door slightly open, fans do have a reason to hope someone could talk him into revisiting the show.
Ashraf said security personnel at the police post intercepted and tried to stop the attacker when he detonated his suicide vest. On February 13, over two dozen people including two senior police officers were killed in a suicide blast on Mall Road.
Broadcom's access to the president may have led it to underestimate what was needed to win the approval process. The saga took a surprising turn on Monday 12th, when the White House issued an order blocking the purchase .
Sessions May Fire McCabe Days Before He's Set to Retire
TA source told AP that McCabe is suspected of misleading internal investigators about a media leak, an allegation he denies. Strzok was removed from the Mueller team in July, though the reason for his ouster was not reported until December.
Venus knocks out Serena, Wozniacki marches on
Serena Williams' first official tournament since becoming a mom in September was cut short by older sister Venus in Indian Wells . She emphatically closed out the 36-minute set with back-to-back aces that clocked 108 miles per hour and 120 miles per hour .
Late night hosts skewer Trump over Rex Tillerson firing
Kono told reporters Wednesday that he "regretted" that Tillerson was sacked as the two had established a trusting relationship. Either way, Trump's freewheeling style is set to sidetrack the Senate. "Did he fire him or have him put to sleep?" he asked.
Microsoft Shakes Up Its E3 2018 Presence Significantly
Nothing has been confirmed about what will be revealed at E3 but past year Microsoft revealed the Xbox One X and games for it. They will be doing things in a similar fashion this year but with more inclusion with the fans at the Microsoft Theater.