Thomas Michael "Mike" Bowman Jr. (1953 - 2017)

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  • "Page and family, So shocked and saddened to learn of Mike..."
    - Glenn Wood
  • "Page, sorry to hear about mike he will Be missed dearly."
    - Garry Henry
  • "Oh, Mike.....our dear, dear friend...there aren't enough..."
    - Greg and Mary Morris
  • "I saw Mike recently at our class reunion and we always..."
    - Evelyn Partlow
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Thomas Michael "Mike" Bowman Jr., 64, of Afton, passed away unexpectedly at his home Friday, December 1, 2017.

He was born in Front Royal January 23, 1953, son of the late Thomas Michael Sr. and Palma (White) Bowman.

Mike graduated from Warren County High School in 1972 and attended Shepard College.

He joined the Virginia State Police in November 1974 and retired after 30 years of service. During the time of his service, he achieved the rank of Master Trooper and was a basic firearms training instructor.

Following his retirement, he worked for RMC Events, John Paul Jones Arena, and Mellon Estates in Fauquier County.

He was well known for the many pumpkins that he carved. Mike enjoyed gardening and was an avid UVA fan.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his beloved pets, Jenga, Ginger, and Sandy.

Left to cherish his memory is his beloved wife of 39 years, Page (Hansucker) Bowman; sisters, Fern Payne of Front Royal and Judith Ann Huewe of Stuarts Draft; father-in-law, Robert Hansucker; sister-in-law, Lynn Hansucker of Virginia Beach; as well as numerous extended family and friends.

A memorial service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at the Waynesboro Chapel of Reynolds Hamrick Funeral Homes with Chaplain Paul Kvasnicka officiating.

The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Mike's memory to , Gift Processing, 4742 N. 24th St., Suite 400, Phoenix, AZ, 85016 or the Almost Home Pet Adoption Center, 29 Stagebridge Road, Lovingston, VA 22949.

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Published in Northern Virginia Daily on Dec. 4, 2017
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