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Robert C. Bowman, Sr.

July 1st, 1942 – April 5th, 2019

Robert Carl Bowman, Sr., age 76 of Bardolph, IL, passed away at 12:34 pm Friday, April 5, 2019 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria, IL. He was born on July 1, 1942 in Vermont, IL, the son of Thomas Jefferson and Flora Margaret (Lawson) Bowman. He married Kathy Irving in Oklahoma. She survives.

Also surviving are two daughters, Ronda (and Paul) Northrup of Bushnell, IL and Rita (and Wallace) Jones of Prairie City, IL, one son Robert C. (and Janene) Bowman, Jr. of Prairie City, IL, seven grandchildren; Janell (and Brad) Mudd, Ashley (and Mike) Thompson, Paul Christopher (and Samantha) Howell, Jessica (and Richard) Mitchell, Jennifer Bowman, Robert (and Bree) Bowman III, and Noah Bowman, ten great-grandchildren; Dawn Thompson, Michael Thompson, Jr., Bradley Mudd, Jr., Makala Howell, Oliver Eugene Howell, Braden Russell, Aleah Sargent, Aubry Sargent, Ivey Percy, and Baker Bowman, and one brother Donald (and Charlotte) Bowman of Bone Gap, IL.

Robert was preceded in death by three brothers, Gene, Max, and Bill Bowman, five sisters; Marjorie Stambaugh, Elma Royer, Ruby Hickle, Mary Tarboletti, and LuAnn Schisler, and three half-brothers, Lloyd, Floyd, and Boyd Bowman.

He served in the United States Army from 1959 to 1960 with the Signal Battalion at Fort Riley, Kansas.

Robert worked at the Vermont Foundry for over 19 years. He then worked at Excel in Beardstown, IL and for Norforge in Bushnell.

He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and camping.

Cremation rites have been accorded. Memorials services will be held at a later date.

Condolences


April 9th, 2019

Ronda, Rita, and Robert, we are very sad to hear this news. Your dad was a friend of ours for many years. May God comfort you and your families and grant you peace. John & Sandy Bybee, Vermont

April 9th, 2019

Love and miss you uncle Bob you were like a dad to me

April 9th, 2019

So sorry for your loss. Prayers for the Family! Bill and Sharon Ackley.

April 9th, 2019

Braiden and I love you guys prayers

April 9th, 2019

May you rest in peace grandpa youa will forever be loved and missed our family is strong just like you superman :) We love you forever and a day

April 9th, 2019

Sorry for your lost.Your in my thoughts and prayers.

April 9th, 2019

So sorry for you loss, Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire Bowman family, Love Jack, Tammy and Feather Daniels

April 9th, 2019

Robert, our prayers go out to you, your family and friends. We’re saddened to hear that your father, has passed away. Brent Fisher & Family

April 10th, 2019

Im so sorry for your loss my prayers are with all of you love all of you much

April 10th, 2019

Uncle Bob was always a good guy to me. I'm sorry to my cousins. Love you all.

April 10th, 2019

Uncle Bob was always a good guy to me. I'm sorry to my cousins. Love you all.

April 10th, 2019

Uncle Bob was a very great guy he would get mad at us and yell but then he would come and talk to us about and give us all a lot of love to you will be very missed RIP uncle Bob love you

April 10th, 2019

Sorry for your loss

April 10th, 2019

Bob I miss your smile and laughter you were lived by many and will be missed by all R. I. P Bob

April 10th, 2019

sorry for your loss jeff dena josh brannan

April 10th, 2019

So sorry for your loss, may God bless you all.
Love Thomas (Barbara) Glover

April 14th, 2019

wow i finally got my internet back bob will forever be in my heart love you always rip your best and brightest ex