WOOSTER Larry John Bowman, Sr., 75, of Wooster passed away Saturday, April 28, 2018 at his home.
He was born September 30, 1942 in Wooster, the son of Harley E. and Naomi Long Bowman.
On November 5, 1963, he married Glenda Bunting. She preceded him in death on July 5, 2012.
He proudly served his country with the Army National Guard.
Larry was a general laborer at Wayne Concrete Block for 49 years. After his retirement, he worked as a custodian at Wayne Lanes for 2 years. Larry enjoyed fixing things for his friends and community. He had been a member of the Eagles Club, and also enjoyed his time with the Gnat Boxers Square Dance Club. Larry was a member of the Highland Road Church of God.
He is survived by his children, Larry John Bowman, Jr. of Massillon, Christeena Marie Turner of Wooster, Tony Wayne (Bonita) Bowman of Dalton, and Tammie Arlene (David) Haskins of Owensville, Kentucky; brothers, Bobby, Dale, David, Dean and Glenn Bowman; sisters, Eloise Bowman and Patricia Fiscus; 14 grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren.
In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Kenny, Paul, and Art Bowman, and sisters, Ruth Butterbaugh, June Chewning, and Marcella Smith.
A memorial will be held at the Orrville Christian Missionary Alliance Church, 300 S. Walnut St., Orrville, OH 44667, at 1:00 PM, Saturday, May 5, 2018 with Rev. Lisa Burrell officiating. The family will greet those in attendance following the service. Inurnment at Oak Grove Cemetery, in Shreve, will be held at a later date.
McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster is assisting the family.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com
Saturday May 5, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at the Orrville Christian Missionary Alliance Church.
Family will receive friends following the service