Robert “Dale” Bowling Jr.

Published 4:45 pm Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Robert “Dale” Bowling Jr., 49, of Elizabethton, passed away on Sunday, December 16, 2018. A native and lifelong member of the Elizabethton community, he was the son of Dale Bowling Sr. He was preceded in death by grandparents, Elmer and Lillian Bowling.
Dale was a loving husband, father, and great and loyal friend to many. He graduated from Happy Valley High School and was very proud of his accomplishments in baseball, basketball, and especially football. He proudly served six years in the U.S. Air Force. Dale had worked for Whitehead Construction Incorporated for the past seven years as Vice President.
In addition to his father, those left to cherish Dale’s memory include wife, Bernadette; children, Cara Bowling and Christopher Bowling; sister, Kristie Bowling; niece, Kaitlyn Bowling; and nephew, Logan Bowling.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to his dear friend, Michael Whitehead of Whitehead Construction Inc., who was more like a brother to him.
A visitation will be held in the Sunrise Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Services, Johnson City, on Friday, December 21, beginning at 11 a.m. until a celebration of Robert’s life beginning at 1 p.m. with Rev. Harold Morelock officiating. A graveside service will follow at Mountain Home National Cemetery at 2:30 p.m. Pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Those wishing to attend are asked to meet at the cemetery by 2:20 p.m. Memories and condolences may be shared at
Tetrick Funeral Services, 3001 Peoples Street, Johnson City, TN 37604, (423) 610-7171, is honored to serve the Bowling family.

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