Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

January 12, 2013

Dennis Bowles

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

LERONA — Dennis Bowles, 64, of Lerona, left this life and entered into eternal rest with his heavenly father, Thursday, January 10, 2013 at Heartland of Beckley following a courageous battle with cancer.

Born January 16, 1948 at Sandstone, he was a son of the late Zory and Ida Pearl Bowles.

Dennis was a kind hearted simple man who would help anyone. He was formerly employed by Cole Nursery as a foreman with 45-plus years of service, a job he loved. Dennis also enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, hunting, fishing, camping and the outdoors.

He was preceded in death by one brother, Donald Bowles.

Those left to cherish his memory include his wife of 26 years, Deborah L. Hines Bowles at home; one son, Larry Bowles and wife Mendy of Lerona; three grandchildren, Bradley, Ally and Coy Bowles of Lerona; and one sister, Irene Harris of Chandler, Ariz.

A gathering of friends and family will be held Monday, January 14, 2013 at Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors Chapel. Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral parlors. At Dennis’s request the body has been cremated.

Arrangements are by the Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors of Hinton.

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