May 5, 1951 ~ January 18, 2015


Resided in: Fairview, NC

David F. Bowman, 63, of Fairview, NC, went to be with our Lord on Sunday, January 18, 2015. He graduated from AC Reynolds High School in 1969 and worked for Square D for 32 years. He also served as secretary and treasurer of the Fairview Volunteer Fire Department and was a member of the board of directors. An avid fisherman and classic car enthusiast, he rarely missed the chance to be with family and friends. David is survived by his wife of 41 years, Judy L. Bowman, and his daughter, Sarah E. Bowman. He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Sue Adams Bowman. Services for Mr. Bowman will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday at Groce Funeral Home, Lake Julian, with the Revs. Charles Phillips and Harold Savell officiating. Burial will follow at Tweed's Chapel Cemetery. His family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. A loving father, husband, and friend, David will be deeply missed.

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  1. What a great man and friend we have lost. We can’t imagine David not being here any more to share laughs with, stories with and to just spend time with, doing things that friends do. We are so thankful to have shared a part of his life and will always have great memories and visions of that sincere smile of Davids and his compassionate heart. What a humble and wonderful man that, for whatever reason, God needed to call home. Judy and Sarah, we are praying for His Grace and peace during this time of grief and sorrow to see you through. We love you.

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  2. We would like to extend our deepest sympathies to Judy and Sarah. May God give you Grace, Peace and understanding in this difficult time. David was very dedicated to the Board of Directors of Fairview Vol. Fire Department. His service to this department will be greatly missed. We are keeping you in our thoughts and Prayers.

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  3. We offer sincere condolences to the grieving family members. We want to live, and we want to enjoy life with those we love. It is only natural that we yearn to see our dead loved ones again. Most people who have died will be resurrected. Jesus promised that “all those in the memorial tombs will…come out.” (John 5:28,29) This promised future includes perfect health and everlasting life for obedient humans. May this hope comfort you in your time of sorrow.

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  4. Judy and Sarah, our deepest sympathy to you during this difficult time. Think of you often and our Prayers are with you during this time. May God comfort you and give you strength in the days ahead.

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  5. David and
    I worked together for over thirty years. Please accept my most heartfelt
    sympathies for your loss…my thoughts and prayers are with you during this
    difficult time.

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  6. I always enjoyed working with David all those years we worked together at Square D. I know he will truly be missed by those of you who were closest to him. I pray that God will give you His comfort, grace and peace as you go through this time of great loss. May you be blessed by many good memories you had together while he was still living.

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  7. Dear Judy: My deepest sympathy to you in the passing of David. David and I go back to Reynolds High School days and trading with his parents at Fairview Supply. You have been a friend at Dr. Busey’s for many years. I had many good times with David and will miss him greatly.

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  8. Judy & Sarah please know you are in our thoughts and prayers. He is with our Lord & his little ‘Bumper’. I know you both will miss him terribly. If there is any thing we can do, please let us know.

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  9. I would like to express my deepest condolences to you and Sarah. I worked with Dave at Square D. It was such a shock to here that Dave had passed on. He was always a pleasure to be around. He will be truly miss by all that knew him. May God be with you and comfort you.

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  10. Dear Judy and Sarah
    I’m so sorry that Diane and I weren’t able to travel to the funeral. We have some trouble getting around and didn’t learn of David’s passing in time to make the necessary arrangements.
    I was shocked to hear of his death, and know that you and Sarah are both shaken. I can’t begin to express my sympathy. I loved David, and can vividly remember talking cars with him on the too few occasions we got together. I’ll always remember my young cousin as a very happy man who obviously loved his wife and family. Without a doubt, he’s in a far better place, just waiting for us to join him and have a long overdue family reunion.
    We love you and Sarah, too. Please call us if you need anything.

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  11. Judy, I am so sorry to hear of your husband’s death. You and Sarah will be in my thoughts and prayers as you travel through this difficult time.

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  12. Very sad to learn of David’s death. Family is such an important part of life. I only wish we could have shared our heritage. My prayers are for you, Judy and Sarah.

    Carolyn Ann Bowman Jones

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