Charles Frank Bowling

Published 2:10 pm Monday, January 24, 2022

Charles Frank Bowling, 72, Mercersburg Pa., died Tuesday, January 18, 2022, at his home of heart failure and complications from lung cancer. A resident of Mercersburg, Pa., for over 20 years, he was from Elizabethton, Tenn., and the son of the late Frank and Tempie Morton Bowling. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Mabel; a son, Ricky Bowling; a brother, Bobby Bowling; and two sisters, Cathy McInturff and Wanda Burchfield.
Charles was a welder by trade and worked many construction jobs. He retired from Rinker Steel in Frederick, Md.
He was the father of four children, David Bowling, Elizabethton, Tenn., Tammy Bowling Dixon, Mount Storm, W.Va., Courtney Bowling of Virginia, and a stepson, Richard Robinson of West Virginia. He had several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He is survived by two brothers and two sisters, Terry (Cindy) Bowling, Unicoi, Tenn., Dean (Judy) Bowling, Hampton, Tenn., Phyllis (Doyle) Jarrett and Freda Bowling, both of Elizabethton, Tenn. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews and a special aunt and uncle, Stanley and Jean Rice.
It was Charles’ wishes to be cremated. The family will have a special memorial service at a later date. The family would like to say a very special Thank You to all that was involved in Charles’ care, especially his neighbors, Millford “Farmer” and Tina Hornbecker.
Rest Haven Funeral Home, Hagerstown, Md., was in charge of cremation.
Any donations may be sent in honor of Charles and his wife Mabel to the American Cancer Society. Thank You.

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