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 Robert “Bob” Bowman, Jr

Robert “Bob” Bowman, Jr

Birth
Iroquois, Wyoming County, West Virginia, USA
Death 20 Oct 2017 (aged 79)
Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia, USA
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 184666971 · View Source
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Robert "Bob" Bowman Jr., 79, of Beckley, WV, passed away surrounded by his family at CAMC General Hospital on October 20, 2017.

Robert was born March 9, 1938, in Iroquois, WV, to Robert Bowman Sr. (1916-Deceased) and Edith Burchett-Bowman (1919-Deceased).

He graduated from Sophia High School in 1956, where he was a member of the marching band and a member of the football team. On July 15, 1960, he married Linda Halstead. Robert worked as a mine foreman for West moreland Coal Company, and became general mine foreman at East Gulf during his employment. He enjoyed watching WVU football, fishing, and spending time with his family and friends.

Robert is survived by his wife, Linda Lou Halstead-Bowman (B. 1938) whom he married on July 15, 1960 in Beckley, Raleigh County, WV (per WV Marriage License Register, Raleigh County, WV, 1960, Page 163, Application Date: July 11, 1960); his daughter, Tammy Bowman-McLaughlin and her husband John McLaughlin of Jumping Branch, WV; his son, Gary Bowman and his wife Sherri Bowman of Charlotte, NC; his son, Greg Bowman of Lula, GA, and his son, Brian Bowman of Beckley, WV.

He is also survived by ten grandchildren, Robert, Jeffrey, Christopher, Josh, Allie, Mary Kate, Vincent, Adalyn, Makaylee, and Brenton; four great-grandchildren, Morgan, Mason, Paisley, and Sutton; brother, Ronnie Wayne Bowman and his wife Judy Bowman of Charlotte, NC; as well as many nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Funeral Services will be held at 5:00 pm, Friday, October 27, 2017 at Blue Ridge Funeral Home, 5251 Robert C. Byrd Drive, Beckley, WV 25801. There will be a viewing for family and friends at 4:00 pm.


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  • Created by: Patty Greene
  • Added: 27 Oct 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 184666971
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert “Bob” Bowman, Jr (9 Mar 1938–20 Oct 2017), Find A Grave Memorial no. 184666971, ; Maintained by Patty Greene (contributor 46798365) Unknown.