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Gregory James Bowdle

October 3, 1952 - February 28, 2017

Burial Date March 7, 2017

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Gregory James Bowdle, age 64, passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his family after a hard fought battle with Leukemia at 11:49 am Tuesday, February 28, 2017.

Gregory was born October 3, 1952 in Hardin County, to the late James Lowell and Ruth Pauline (Wireman ) Bowdle. On May 19, 1990 he married Mary Ellen (Noonan) Bowdle who survives in Lima.

Gregory was a 1970 graduate of Shawnee High School. He had previously worked for Westinghouse, Ingersoll-Rand and the Tom Ahl Family of Dealerships. Gregory was currently employed with Lima Harley Davidson and enjoyed riding his Harley Davidson, together with his son, Beau. He was a member of Chained Eagles of Ohio and was a Past Exalted Ruler of Elks Lodge #54. Most of all he loved spending time with his family, especially his grandson, Kolten,

He was blessed with three children, Damon Saunders who preceded him in death, Kendra Joy (David Gerad) Bowdle of Columbus and Beau James (Christine) Bowdle of Lima and grandson, Kolten James Bowdle.

Other survivors include, mother-in-law, Martha A. Noonan of Lima and his beloved Huskies Juneau and Miah.

He is also preceded in death by his sister, Debbie C. Bowdle and father-in-law, Harry W. Noonan.

Funeral services will begin 11:00 am Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at CHILES – LAMAN FUNERAL AND CREMATION SERVICES, SHAWNEE CHAPEL.
Pastor Bryan Bucher will officiate the service.

Entombment will follow in Gethsemani Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 2:00 – 8:00 pm Monday, March 6, at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Putnam County Hospice, 575 Ottawa-Glandorf Road #3, Ottawa, OH 45875 or The James Cancer Hospital, 460 W. 10th Ave., Columbus, Ohio 43210.

Condolences may be expressed at chiles-lamanfh.com


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