Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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November 25, 2013

Robert Edward “Bob” Bowling

TAZEWELL, Va. — Robert Edward “Bob” Bowling, age 58, of the Ella Peery Addition in Tazewell, VA died Saturday, November 23, 2013 at his home. Born February 9, 1955 in Tazewell, VA he was a son of the late Carr J. Bowling and Lorena E. Hankins Bowling.

He was a 1975 graduate of Tazewell High School and a graduate of Southwest Community College. Bob was a member of the Tazewell Horseman's Club.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Thomas Ronald Bowling.

He is survived by his wife, Cherry “Tiny” Bowling; one daughter, Mea Lambert and husband, Michael Lambert, Jr. of North Tazewell, VA; one son, Jarret Robert Bowling and wife, Alisha of Tazewell, VA; two brothers, Daniel C. “Dan” Bowling and wife, Jan of North Tazewell, VA and Othel D. “Don” Bowling of Onley, VA; two granddaughters, Maelee Bowling and MacKenzie Bowling; several nieces and nephews; and his faithful companion, Sallie.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 PM today (Monday), November 25, 2013 at Peery & St. Clair Funeral Home Chapel in Tazewell, VA with Pastor Jonah Sparks officiating. Burial will follow at Maplewood Cemetery in Tazewell, VA. Pallbearers will be Daniel C. Bowling, III, David Shrader, Allen Shrader, Randy Mustard, Doug Blankenship, and Michael Lambert.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home after 12:30 PM today (Monday), November 25, 2013.

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