Milton R. Bowes|
Chesapeake - Milton R. "Randy" Bowes, 86, of Dominion Village at Chesapeake, died Saturday, June 7, 2014.
Born in Bluefield, West Virginia he was the son of the late Oakey Bowes and Ruby Hypes Cole. He was predeceased by his wife, Michelina; a son, Michael and a brother, Hayes Bowes.
He was a member of Trinity Episcopal Church, Portsmouth, VA and a veteran of WWII. Randy retired from Carolina Coach (Trailways) and Volvo Penta as a mechanic. There was not anything he could not repair. Randy was an avid NASCAR fan and a member of the Izaak Walton League of America.
Survivors include his children, Connie Todd (Billy), Jimmy (Terri), Randolph, Michele Worley (Hugh) and Bridget Hamilton (Ron); brothers, Billy Bowes and Joe Cole; sisters, Treva Harman, Dorothy Black and Geraldine Johnston; nine grandchildren, seventeen great-grandchildren, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m., Tuesday, June 10, in Chesapeake Memorial Gardens. The Rev. Kathleen Morrisette Bobbitt will officiate. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7:30 p.m., Monday at the Great Bridge Chapel of Oman Funeral Home & Crematory, 653 Cedar Road, Chesapeake.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Dominion Village at Chesapeake Activity Fund, 2856 Forehand Drive, Chesapeake, VA 23323.
Friends are invited to sign the online guest book at www.omanfh.com
Published in The Virginian Pilot on June 8, 2014