2012-07-10 / Obituaries

Lorin T. Bowman, 81


Lorin T. Bowman Lorin T. Bowman Lorin T. Bowman, 81, Greencastle, formerly of Cloverdale, passed away on July 8, 2012 at his residence. He was born on April 20, 1931 in Owen County, Indiana, and was the son of the late John and Myrtle Viola [Routt] Bowman.

Lorin married Marjorie Pearl [Williams] Bowman on April 10, 1952, and she survives. They were married for 60 years. Lorin is also survived by his daughter, Sherry Davis, Indianapolis; grandfather of five and great-grandfather of eight: Bradley W. Davis and wife Mandy and children, Lindsey and Christian; Loreena M. Powell and husband Tim and children, Davis and Anna; Carin L. Price and fiancé Scott Haywood and children, Skylar, Madison and Kellie; Vance A. Davis and daughter Savannah and Evan M. Davis; his sister Patricia Durnill and husband Jack, Crawfordsville.

Lorin graduated from Cloverdale High School in 1949. He joined the U.S. Army in 1951 and served in the Korean War where he earned two purple hearts, 3 Bronze Stars and many other medals of bravery. He retired from Dean Brothers Pump Company, Indianapolis in 1986, where he worked for 32 years.

Besides his love for family and friends he enjoyed working outdoors, hunting, mushroom hunting, maple syrup making, cookouts with family and friends, storytelling, woodworking and building his own log home in the early 1990’s.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, July 12, 2012 at 11:00 AM at the Whitaker Funeral Home, Cloverdale. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 11, 2012 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the funeral home. Interment will be in the Cloverdale Cemetery with military honors.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his son, Gary Lee Bowman and his sister, Elnora Clines.

Condolences may be sent to the family at: cds@whitakerfuneralhome.net.

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