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James Edward Bowlin

October 6, 1940 ~ June 12, 2022 (age 81)



James Edward Bowlin, 81, Russiaville, passed away at 4:34 am on Sunday June 12, 2022, at Wellbrooke.  He was born to the late Garnie and Elizabeth (Baker) Bowlin in Rogersville, TN on October 6, 1940.  He married Carol Lindley on December 6, 1962, and she survives.

James earned his GED when he was in his thirties, and he was very proud about it. He worked for General Motors and retired after 30 years of service.  In his younger years he played in a band because music was an important part of his life.  He loved his cats and dogs.  James was a huge NFL fan and history buff. 

James is survived by his wife; daughter, Melanie Bowlin; granddaughter, Casandra (Zeke) Evens; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Scot Bowlin; brother, Kenneth Bowlin; and special cousin, George Baker.

A graveside service will be held at 11 am on Monday June 20, 2022, at New London Cemetery. Stout & Son Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Tri County Veterinary Clinic Angel Fund, 9804 E. State Road 26, Russiaville, IN. 46979. Messages of condolence may be left online at

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Graveside Service
June 20, 2022

11:00 AM
New London Cemetery
2104 S. 766 W.
Russiaville, Indiana 46979

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