JEFFERSON COUNTY ILLINOIS
OBITUARIES

James Boyd Bowdler

James Boyd Bowdler, 36, an employee of the Truss Pipe Co., Springfield, and a long 
time resident of Mt. Vernon, died Thursday afternoon at St. John's Hospital in Springfield.
            
Funeral services will be held Sunday at 2:00 pm at the Hughey- Pulley Funeral Home, with 
the Rev. Ernie Tate officiating. Burial will be in Hopewell Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home after 2:00 pm Saturday.
            
Mr. Bowdler was born in Cumberland, Ky., on Aug. 3, 1934, the son of John Henry and 
Elma (Riddle) Bowdler. He was graduated from Mt. Vernon Township High School in the class 
of 1953.
            
He is survived by his mother, Mrs. Elma Bowdler, Mt. Vernon; three sons, James Arthur, 
Jeff Boyd and Timothy John; three daughters, Barbara Ann, Susan Elma and Teresa Fay; four 
brothers, Sidney Bowdler, Mt. Vernon. Kenneth Bowdler, Mt. Vernon, Jerry Wayne Bowdler, 
Mt. Vernon, and Rickey G. Bowdler, Mt. Vernon; and one sister, Mrs. Betty Winkler, Mt. Vernon.
            
He was preceded in death by his father, John Henry Bowdler.

Source: 
Date: 4-8-1971
Submitted by; Ken Richardson


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