Saturday, July 13, 2024

Bobby Charles Bowman, 66, of James City County

Bobby Charles Bowman (Whiting’s Funeral Home)

On Monday, July 1, 2024, Mr. Bobby Charles Bowman, 66, went home to be with the Lord. He was born on January 9, 1958, to the late Herbert and Lillian Lue Bowman. Bobby was a devoted son, brother, uncle, grandfather, father and friend.

Bobby was a retired long-haul truck driver and veteran, who was born and raised in James City County. He enjoyed shopping, listening to the Blues, classic Funk, old-school R&B, and watching old movies. Bobby loved his friends and family and was an avid fan of the Washington Redskin, now known as the Commanders.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Mary Lucy Tyler, Ollie Mae Bowman, and Walter Lee Sheird; and sister, Lillian Patricia Bowman.

Bobby leaves to cherish his precious memories; his daughter, LaQuita Willis; sons, Lamont Bowman and Jamal Jackson; seven grandchildren; sisters, Carletha Bowman, Leslie Bowman, Janet (Louis) Pearson, and Cindy Bowman; brothers, Herbert Bowman Jr. and Johnnie (Jeanie) Bowman; aunts, Cherlyn White and Mel Bowman; and a host of nieces, nephews, great-aunts, great-uncle, cousins, and caring friends.

“How grateful I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard, your love.”

A funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 9, 2024, in Whiting’s Funeral Home. Interment to follow in Williamsburg Memorial Park. Mr. Bowman may be viewed in the chapel beginning at 11:00 a.m. until the hour of his service.

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