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Vernon Bowman Sr.

September 19, 1933 September 10, 2016
Vernon Bowman Sr.
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Vernon “Red” Taylor Bowman Sr., 82, of Washington passed away Saturday, September 10, 2016 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria. He was born September 19, 1933 in Marceline, MO to John and Maude Fisher Bowman. He married Opal Barlow June 30, 1956; she survives. He is also survived by his children, Vernon (Daun) Bowman Jr., Douglas (Sue) Bowman, Debra Gregoire, David (Linda) Bowman, Darrin Bowman; twelve grandchildren; seventeen great-grandchildren; brothers, Chester (Janet) Bowman, Clarence (Laurie) Bowman and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, John Bowman II. Vernon worked for Caterpillar retiring in 1986. He was a member of Washington Congregation Jehovah’s Witnesses. Cremation has been accorded and a memorial service will be held Saturday, September 17th at 3 p.m. at the Kingdom Hall in East Peoria.

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