American Veteran 04

Paul Eugene Bowman, Sr.

November 17, 1925 ~ June 27, 2022 (age 96)

Obituary

 

Paul E. Bowman Sr, 96, of Mt. Airy, died peacefully on June 27, 2022 at his home.  Born November 17, 1925 in Silver Run.  He was the son of the late Walter Tobias and Helen Susan Bankert Bowman. 

He was predeceased by N. Ruth Perry, his wife of 64 years, and a brother, Robert T. Bowman. 

Paul attended Elmer Wolfe School in Union Bridge until 1940 and graduated from Gaithersburg High School in 1942.  He served with the US Navy during World War II in Fleet Hospital #113.  After the war, he worked for A.F. Jorss Ironworks, Woodlawn Retinning Co, and F.B. Harding Electric where he became a Master Electrician and retired after 41 years.  Paul was a member of Grace United Methodist in Gaithersburg, Pentalpha Lodge #194 AF & AM, Forest Oak Lodge #123, Knights of Pythias, and American Legion Post #295. 

Surviving are sons Paul Bowman Jr (Susie) and James Bowman (Sandy) and daughters Christine (Richard) Kellerman, Frances (Dave) Moss, and Gail Windsor, 11 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren, and 2 great great grandchildren. 

 Friends may call 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 29 and Thursday, June 30 10 to 11 a.m. at Molesworth-Williams Funeral Home, 26401 Ridge Road, Damascus, Maryland.  Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 30 at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Mt. Olivet Cemetery. 

Pentalpha Masonic Lodge No. 194 will conduct a Masonic Memorial Service at 6:30 p.m. during the visitation at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, donations honoring Paul can be made to Frederick Hospice or James Stockman Cancer Center.

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Services

Visitation Times
Wednesday
June 29, 2022

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Molesworth-Williams Funeral Home
26401 Ridge Road
Damascus, MD 20872

Visitation Times
Wednesday
June 29, 2022

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Molesworth-Williams Funeral Home
26401 Ridge Road
Damascus, MD 20872

Masonic Service
Wednesday
June 29, 2022

6:30 PM
Molesworth-Williams Funeral Home
26401 Ridge Road
Damascus, MD 20872

Visitation Times
Thursday
June 30, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Molesworth-Williams Funeral Home
26401 Ridge Road
Damascus, MD 20872

Funeral Service
Thursday
June 30, 2022

11:00 AM
Molesworth-Williams Funeral Home
26401 Ridge Road
Damascus, MD 20872

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