James D. “Jim” Bowman, 69, of Wabash, Indiana passed away on Jan. 5, 2017 at his home. He was born to the late Charles H. Bowman and Mary (Hobbs) Medler on Feb. 2, 1947 in Marion, Ind.
Jim was a truck driver for Pierston Trucking. He served his country in the United States Air Force. Jim was a member of the American Legion Post 286 of North Manchester, Ind. Jim enjoyed racing and going to races. He loved his family and grandchildren.
Jim is survived by sons, Anthony “Tony” (Angie) Bowman of Wabash, Indiana and Troy Dietrich (Donna) of North Manchester, Ind.; daughters, Deanna “Dee” Bowman and Mrs. Melinda (Tony) Adams both of Wabash, Ind.; brothers, Jerry Bowman of Lincolnville, Ind. and Butch Bowman (Debbie) of Gas City, Ind.; sisters, Janet Gary of Marion, Ind., Paula Yates of Ohio, and Connie Skeens of Marion, Ind.; six grandchildren, Anthony Bowman, Miranda Adams, William Adams, Christopher Adams, Olivia Adams, and June Adams; and five great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a sister.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017 at McDonald Funeral Home, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash, Indiana 46992, with Pastor David Phillips officiating. Burial will follow at Friends Cemetery in Wabash, Indiana.
Visitation for family and friends will from 9 a.m. until 10 a.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.mcdonaldfunerals.com