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James D. Bowditch


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James D. Bowditch Obituary
HILLSDALE - JAMES D. BOWDITCH, age 82 years of Hillsdale, formerly of Pittsford and Osseo passed away Wednesday, July 6, 2016, at Hillsdale County Medical Care Facility in Hillsdale. He was born on April 18, 1934, in Pittsford, the son of John W. and Eileen (Fuller) Bowditch.
James attended Pittsford High School. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. James married Carole Ann Young on June 20, 1957, in Angola, IN and she preceded him in death on January 17, 2013.
He was a truck driver for Roadway for over 36 years. James was a member of the Moose Lodge #921 in Hillsdale and the Hillsdale American Legion.
Surviving are three daughters Karen (Harry) Humphries of Osseo and Brenda (Earl) Barker of Grand Blanc, Cathy Maurer of Indiana, one son, Jay Bowditch of Coldwater, 15 grandchildren, 27 great grandchildren, one brother Jack (Patricia) Bowditch of Osseo and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, two daughters, Laurie and Cheryl Bowditch, two grandsons, Charles Gumpp and Jamie Bowditch and two brothers, Fred and Bruce Bowditch.
Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, July 11, 2016, at the Brown-Van Hemert Funeral Home in Hudson with Dr. Samuel E. Wickard officiating. Burial will follow at East Hill Cemetery in Osseo. Visitation will be held on Sunday, July 10, 2016, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the funeral home. View this obituary and send condolences to the family at: www.brownvanhemert.com.
Published in The Hillsdale Daily News on July 13, 2016
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