Mr. C. Harlowe Bowling, age 81 of Ridgeway, Virginia passed away at his home on Tuesday, September 1, 2020. He was born in Stuart, Virginia on June 5, 1939 to the late Chester Kyle Bowling and Vivian Turner Bowling. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Gordon Kyle Bowling. He was a lifetime logger and devoted his life to the logging industry. Harlowe was the founder of Bowling Logging. He had a love for collecting antique cars and loved spending time with friends when they came to see his cars. Harlowe was a hard worker who loved his family, flowers and enjoyed music. He will be missed by all who knew him.
Those left to cherish his memory are his loving partner of 18 years and the love of his life, Jeannie Thomas of the home; one son, Tim Bowling and wife, Diana of Ridgeway, Virginia; two grandchildren, Matt Bowling and wife, Lauren and Grace Bowling; one great grandson, Easton Matthew Bowling; one sister, Freeda Shelton and husband, Odell of Ridgeway, Virginia; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be held Saturday, September 5, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at Moody Funeral Home in Stuart with Pastor Sandy Wright and Rev. Gerald Melton officiating. Interment will be held in the Woolwine Cemetery. Mr. Bowling will lie in state on Friday, September 4, 2020 from 12:00 pm until 5:00 pm at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Sycamore Baptist Church, C/o Nancy Midkiff, Treasurer, 171 Sycamore Church Lane, Stuart, VA 24171. Online condolences may be sent by visiting www.moodyfuneralservices.com