Mr. Bowling died Nov. 11, 2007, at Flint Ridge Nursing and Rehab Center. He was born Sept. 8, 1937, in New Boston, Ohio, to the late Douglas H. and Gladys Rose Flaugher Bowling.
Mr. Bowling was retired from Owens-Corning Tech. Center. He was a member of Heath United Methodist Church.
He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Carolyn M. Doug-las Bowling; a daughter, Amy Lynn (Robert) Magorien of Caldwell; two sons, Gregory Dale (Lisa) Bowling of Toledo, and Philip Douglas (Cyn-thia) Bowling of Newark; 10 grandchildren; three brothers, Lonnie (Jackie) Bowling of Point Pleasant, W.Va., I.M. (Kathryn) Bowling of Cheyene, Wyo., and Marvin (Shar-on) Bowling of Grove City; three sisters, Norma Jean Emshwiller of New Boston, Donna Sue Richard of Columbus and Sharon Lee (Denny) Thompson of Piketon; and many nieces and nephews.
Arrangements are under the direction of Heath Chapel of Henderson-Van Atta Funeral & Cremation Service, 1249 Hebron Road, Heath.
Memorial contributions may be made to Heath United Methodist Church or to the American Cancer Society, 870 Michigan Ave., Columbus, OH 43215.
An online guestbook and memorial is available at www.-hendersonvanatta.com.