COMMERCE – Raymond Bowles, 56, died Tuesday, September 8, 2009, at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville.
Born in Jackson County on March 22, 1953, he was the son of the late Arthur and Retha Mae Hicks Bowles. He was a truck driver and member of the Liberty Church. Mr. Bowles was preceded in death by a brother, Ricky Bowles; and sisters, Betty Jean Dorsey and Linda Bowles.
Survivors include his wife, Beverly Bonds Bowles, Commerce; son, Ramey Bowles, Commerce; daughter, Angela Patton, Hartwell; brothers, Corbin Bowles and John Bowles, both of Commerce, Ralph Bowles, Pennsylvania; sister, Tammy Cardona, Commerce; and two grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Friday, September 11, at 2 p.m., in the chapel of Pruitt Funeral Home with the Rev. Richard Davis officiating. Burial will be in the Liberty Church cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday, September 10, from 6 to 9 p.m.
Pruitt Funeral Home, Royston, is in charge of arrangements.