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Robert K. Bowman (1941 - 2012)

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Robert K. Bowman, 70, of Greenfield, died Friday, April 27, 2012, at Passavant Area Hospital in Jacksonville.
He was born Dec. 19, 1941, in Carlinville, to Keith and Wilberta (Melvin) Bowman. He married Marilyn Kinser on June 9, 1962, in Carrollton, and she survives.
Also surviving is one son, Kenny (Cheryl) Bowman of Carrollton; one daughter, Kim Bowman of Greenfield; two grandchildren, Marissa and Austin of Carrollton; three brothers, Jerry (Debbie) Joyce, Gayle (Lori) Joyce and Kevin Joyce, all of Greenfield; his mother-in-law, Ann Kinser of Carrollton; a brother-in-law, Merle Steckle of Midland, Texas; a brother-in-law and sisiter-in-law, Larry and Martha Angle of Carrollton; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, his stepfather Wilbert Joyce; and one sister Barb.
Bob worked at Mobil Chemical in Jacksonville for 40 years, was a member of the St. Michael Church and enjoyed fishing, hunting and spending time with his grandkids.
Prayer service will be at 4:45 p.m. Monday at the Shields-Bishop Funeral Home with visitation following from 5-7 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the St. Michael Church in Greenfield. Burial will follow at Oak Wood Cemetery, north of Greenfield. Memorials are suggested to the St Michael Church or Passavant Hospital.
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Shields-Bishop Funeral Home - Greenfield
604 Walnut St.
Greenfield, IL 62044
(217) 368-2202
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Published in Jacksonville Journal-Courier on Apr. 29, 2012