BOHLER, Henry C. L., 82, of Tampa, died on August 10, 2007. A native of Augusta Ga.,
he moved to Tampa in 1950 after graduating from Hampton Institute in Hampton, Va. He was a Tuskegee Airman who continued to fly long after World War II was over. He was also a civil rights activist, and worked as an electrical contractor. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Clifford Marie Bohler; two sons, George Allesandro of Lanham, Md., and Dr. Henry C.L. Bohler Jr. of Louisville, Ky.; and one daughter, Pamela Bohler Sampson of Philadelphia, Pa. In addition to their three spouses, Yvonne, Jacquelyn and Andre respectively, he leaves behind grandchildren, Shauntae, Victoria, Taylor, Alexander, Morgan, Madelyn and Olivia; and great-grandchildren, Aaron and Joshua. He is also survived by his brother, the Rev. Canon Lewis P. Bohler Jr., and sister, Fredericka Bohler. A memorial service will take place at 10 a.m. Saturday, August 18, 2007, at St. Marks Episcopal Church, 13312 Cain Road, at Gunn Highway, Tampa, Fla.
(813) 962-3089. The family will be available for visitation 6-8 p.m. Friday, August 17, 2007, at Wilson Funeral Home, 3000 N. 29th St., Tampa, Fla. In lieu of flowers, those who choose to may contribute to the scholarship fund for youths sponsored by Tuskegee Airmen Inc., P.O. Box 9166, Arlington, VA 22219. Friends are asked to assemble at the church at approximately 9:45 a.m Saturday.
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Published in TBO.com on Aug. 16, 2007