Friday, July 1, 2011

Rhys A. Bowman (June 29, 2011)

Rhys A. Bowman, age 55 of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 5:26 P.M. Wednesday June 29, 2011 at Miami Valley Hospital Dayton, Ohio. He was born August 16, 1955 in Piqua, Ohio and the son of the late Roscoe Bowman & the late June E. (Bowman) Sodders.

Rhys was a loyal and faithful employee for Buchy Food Service for the past 32 years. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, Elks Lodge and Masonic Lodge all of Greenville. Rhys enjoyed golf, the Cincinnati Reds, Boston Celtics, Cleveland Browns, Dayton Flyers and the Ohio State Buckeyes.

Rhys is survived by his wife Pamela L. (Mathews) Bowman of Greenville. They were married May 31, 1980. Also by his daughters Amanda Lee Bowman at home, Natalie Anne Bowman also at home and her fiancé Tyler Hinkle of Greenville. Brothers and sisters in law Randall & Rhonda Bowman and Regan & Sue Bowman all of Greenville. Nieces and Nephews Julie (Jason) Willis, Tiffany (Jeremy) Fine, Heather (Lance) Riegle, Heidi (Tate) Sutton, Brett, Holli & Haley Bowman. His mother in law Joan Mathews, sisters in law Rose Mathews, Liz (Dirk) Lewis and Charity (Tom) Kinnison. Nieces and nephews in law Kristi Anderson, Bridgit & (Steve) Kerber, Curtis Dysinger, Kayla Kinnison, Leah & Ripley Lewis.

Rhys will be deeply missed by all of his many friends and customers.

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Wednesday July 6, 2011 at the First Presbyterian Church 114 East Fourth Street Greenville, Ohio with Rev. Dr. John Person officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenville Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Tuesday July 5, 2011 from 5:00 P.M. until 9:00 P.M. in the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio and on Wednesday one hour prior to the services in the church.

It is the wishes of the family that Memorial Contributions be given to the Charity of your choice or please donate blood at your local blood Bank in Rhys’s memory.

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