Marvin Bowles

Obituary of Marvin Leon Bowles

Marvin Leon Bowles, 87, of Kernersville passed away Wednesday November 20, 2019 after a two year illness.


Funeral Services celebrating his life will be private. Marvin will be entombed beside his beloved wife, Rosie at Gardens of Memory in Walkertown, NC.


A native of Pearisburg, VA, Marvin was the husband of 58 years to the late, Rose Brown “Rosie” Bowles and the son of the late, Walter Clarence Bowles and Nina Runions Bowles. He was a veteran of the U. S. Air Force. A longtime resident of Kernersville, Marvin retired more than twenty years ago as a Teamster from Roadway Trucking Co. He loved fishing, hunting, hiking, and camping in the mountains of Virginia..


Survivors include his three daughters, Debbie, Rhonda, and Chris; nine grandchildren; twelve great grandchildren; one great-great granddaughter; four sisters, Joyce, Juanita, Carol, and Fern; one brother, J. D.; and his caregiver, Nellie.


In addition to his wife, Rosie and his parents, Marvin was preceded in death by three of his children, Naomi, J. J., and Monty.


Friends and family may view, and sign the guestbook at


In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Saint Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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