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Elmer Bowman

January 28, 1936 November 13, 2018
Elmer Bowman
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Obituary for Elmer Bowman

Elmer Bowman, 82, of Raysal, WV, passed away Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at his residence surrounded by his loving family.

Elmer was born January 28, 1936, in Raysal, WV, a son of the late Willard and Dicie Hughes Bowman. He was a retired coal miner and was a strong, hardworking man who never backed down from a challenge.

In addition to his parents Elmer was preceded in death by his first wife of 48 years, Lavada Bowman; one son Martin McIntosh; one daughter Ruby Mitchell; one grandson, Marcus McIntosh, one sister, Alice Christian, and four brothers, Bill, Harold, Howard, and Darrell Bowman.

Survivors include his wife Ruth Bowman of the home; one daughter, Peggy Mullins and husband Bobby of Raysal; two sons, Micky Mullins and wife Stella of Raysal, WV, and Cleve Mullins of Berwind, WV; one brother, Cecil Bowman and wife Katherine of War, WV; a special granddaughter, Felicity , whom he loved and cherished; a special niece, Melissa (Possum) Bowman Coleman; and numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, November 18, 2018, at 1 o’clock with Reverend Jesse Estep and Reverend Charles Rose officiating at the Slate Creek Church of the Living God in Raysal, WV. Burial will follow in the Rose Family Cemetery at Paddle Fork near Raysal, WV. Serving as pallbearers will be family and friends.

Friends may visit with the family Saturday, November 17, 2018, after 5 p.m. at the Slate Creek Church of the Living God at Raysal, WV.

Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, WV, is assisting the family.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fanningfuneralhomes.com


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Visitation

Saturday

17

Nov

5:00 PM 11/17/2018 5:00:00 PM
Slate Creek Church of the Living God

Raysal Hollow Road
Raysal, WV 24879

Slate Creek Church of the Living God
Raysal Hollow Road Raysal 24879 WV
United States

Service

Sunday

18

Nov

1:00 PM 11/18/2018 1:00:00 PM
Slate Creek Church of the Living God

Raysal Hollow Road
Raysal, WV 24879

Slate Creek Church of the Living God
Raysal Hollow Road Raysal 24879 WV
United States
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