Roy Bowden

Roy Edward Bowden, 87, of Frankford, WV, passed away unexpectedly at his residence on Wednesday, August 29, 2018.

Roy was born August 8, 1931, at Talcott, WV, a son of the late Paul Preston and Grace P. Farley Bowden.

He was a retired construction worker and a member of Gethsemane Baptist Church in Frankford.

He is survived by a son, Jim Bowden (Carol) of Frankford; a daughter, Carol Sue Bobbitt (Butch) of Orange County, VA; six grandchildren, Corey Bobbitt, Courtney Bobbitt, Christopher Bobbitt, Hunter Bobbitt, Amanda Wheeler, and Anthony Bowden; a great- grandson, Remington Bowden; and five sisters, Ocie Canterbury, Virginia Cantley, Nannie Counts, Margaret Cantley, and Dorothy Lenstrum.

Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, September 2, 2018, at Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Lewisburg, WV, with Pastor Marshall Cochran, Pastor George Clarkson, and speaker Jim McCutcheon officiating. Entombment will follow in Greenbrier Memorial Gardens Mausoleum in Lewisburg.

Friends may call from 12 p.m. until time of the service at the funeral home in Lewisburg.

Send online condolences by visiting WallaceandWallaceFH.com.

Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Lewisburg is in charge of arrangements.

Obituary originally published in the August 31, 2018 edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

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