Bowman, Paul

Bowman, Paul

November 17, 1925 – June 27, 2022

  • Performed electrical work on the barns on the Fairgrounds

Paul E. Bowman Sr, 96, of Mt. Airy, died peacefully on June 27, 2022 at his home. Born November 17, 1925 in Silver Run. He was the son of the late Walter Tobias and Helen Susan Bankert Bowman.

He was predeceased by N. Ruth Perry, his wife of 64 years, and a brother, Robert T. Bowman.

Paul attended Elmer Wolfe School in Union Bridge until 1940 and graduated from Gaithersburg High School in 1942. He served with the US Navy during World War II in Fleet Hospital #113. After the war, he worked for A.F. Jorss Ironworks, Woodlawn Retinning Co, and F.B. Harding Electric where he became a Master Electrician and retired after 41 years. Paul was a member of Grace United Methodist in Gaithersburg, Pentalpha Lodge #194 AF & AM, Forest Oak Lodge #123, Knights of Pythias, and American Legion Post #295.

Surviving are sons Paul Bowman Jr (Susie) and James Bowman (Sandy) and daughters Christine (Richard) Kellerman, Frances (Dave) Moss, and Gail Windsor, 11 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren, and 2 great great grandchildren.

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