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Billie Ray Bowling

September 22, 1932 ~ August 16, 2020 (age 87)


Billie Ray Bowling, 87, of Wabash, passed away at 9:35 p.m. on Sunday, August 16, 2020 at Miller's Merry Manor - East, in Wabash.  He was born in Hyden, Kentucky, on September 22, 1932, to the late Lawton and Ida (Gibson) Bowling. 

Billie served five years in the United States Marine Corp and was a retired iron worker.

Billie is survived by two sisters, Irene Burge, of Lynn, Indiana, and Ann Wathen, of Lebanon, Kentucky.  He is preceded in death by his wife, Linda Lou Bowling, who passed away on November 19, 2009; five brothers and three sisters.

Per Billie's request, there will be no service. 

Arrangements have been entrusted to McDonald Funeral Homes, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash, Indiana 46992.

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