Chester Lee Bowling, Sr., 80 of Thaxton, passed away Saturday, May 23, 2015 at his residence. He was born on Saturday, Oct. 27, 1934 in Bedford Co., a son of the late Albert Bowling and Verna Zimmerman Bowling. He was retired from the Moneta Dress Factory and was a member of Epworth United Methodist Church. He is survived by his wife, Frances Parker Bowling of 38 years; three daughters, Judy Bowling Agee of Thaxton, Diane B. West and husband, Sammie of Bedford, Melissa Bowling Dishman and husband, Jim of Lynchburg; a son, Chester Bowling of Bedford; a step-daughter, Mary Vickhouse and husband, Larry of Norfolk as well as 5 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren and 7 step-grandchildren. Funeral services were held on Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 11 am at Updike Funeral Chapel, Bedford with Rev. Jeane Dunkum officiating. Interment followed in Mt. Olivet Memorial Park at Holy Land USA. Arrangements by Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Bedford.
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Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service
1140 West Lynchburg Salem Turnpike
Bedford, VA 24523-1803
Published in Bedford Bulletin from May 27 to May 28, 2015