James Boyd Bowdler
James Boyd Bowdler, 36, an employee of the Truss Pipe Co., Springfield,
and a long time resident of Mt. Vernon, died Thursday afternoon at
St. John's Hospital in Springfield.
Funeral services will be held Sunday at 2:00 pm at the Hughey- Pulley
Funeral Home, with the Rev. Ernie Tate officiating. Burial will be in
Hopewell Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 2:00 pm
Mr. Bowdler was born in Cumberland, Ky., on Aug. 3, 1934, the son of
John Henry and Elma (Riddle) Bowdler. He was graduated from Mt. Vernon
Township High School in the class of 1953.
He is survived by his mother, Mrs. Elma Bowdler, Mt. Vernon; three sons,
James Arthur, Jeff Boyd and Timothy John; three daughters, Barbara Ann,
Susan Elma and Teresa Fay; four brothers, Sidney Bowdler, Mt. Vernon.
Kenneth Bowdler, Mt. Vernon, Jerry Wayne Bowdler, Mt. Vernon, and
Rickey G. Bowdler, Mt. Vernon; and one sister, Mrs. Betty Winkler,
He was preceded in death by his father, John Henry Bowdler.
Submitted by: Ken Richardson