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Charles 'Spot' Bowland

August 1, 1943 ~ May 20, 2021 (age 77)

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Charles ‘Spot’ Bowland, 77, of Bloomingdale, OH, passed away Thursday May 20, 2021 at his home.


Spot was born Aug. 1, 1943 in Imperial, PA, son of the late Leslie, Jr. and Martha (Marflak) Bowland.


Spot was retired from the Teamsters, having worked as a driver at Weir-Cove Moving & Storage and then in Union Construction until his retirement.


He was Christian by faith and a Harley Davidson and John Deere fan. He loved his dog Tippy and his kitties Buddy and Jack.


He was a U.S. Army Veteran having served during the Vietnam War.


Surviving is his wife, Linda S. (Bates) Bowland, whom he married Dec. 3, 1990; three children, Tina (Max) Lowrie of Corsica, PA, Charlie Bowland of Burgettstown, PA, and Michael Bates of Richmond, OH; two sisters, Bonnie of Nashville, TN and Francis of Lillington, NC; four grandchildren, Melanie and Madilyn of Corsica, Karli Bowland Pittsburgh, PA and Isabel Stoeckle of Weirton, WV.


Spot’s wishes were to be cremated with no services observed. His arrangements are in the care of the J.E. Foster Funeral Home in Toronto, OH.


Memorial donations may be made to Valley Hospice Inc. 10686 St. Rt. 150 Rayland, OH 43943 or the Jefferson Co. Humane Society 200 Airpark Drive Wintersville, OH  43953. 




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No services to be held

J. E. Foster Funeral Home & Crematory
701 Findley St.
Toronto, OH 43964


Jefferson County Humane Society
200 Air Park Dr., Wintersville OH 43953

Valley Hospice
10686 St. Rt. 150, Rayland OH 43943
Tel: 1-740-859-5650

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