Donald Dewayne Bowman

Donald Dewayne Bowman, 54 of Moatsville, WV passed on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at his residence with family by his side.

He was born in Grafton, WV on August 30, 1966, son of Donald and Helen “Sue” Bowman of Moatsville.

Donald graduated from Phillip Barbour High School Class, Class of 1984. He loved spending time with his friends and family especially his daughter’s and grandchildren. He loved the outdoors, hunting, going for walks in the woods, looking for mushrooms and ginseng or just walking with the farm dog Sadie whom he loved very much.

In addition to his parents, Donald is survived by two daughters, Jessica Moss and husband Bryant, Belington, WV, and Shelby Bowman, Elkins; two sisters, Theresa Isner and husband Marty, Marietta, OH, and  Tena Moore and husband Jimmy, Grafton; four grandchildren, Alyssa, Blake, and Braelyn Moss, and Belington, Zachary Swiger, Belington; one nephew, Cody Isner, Marietta, OH; two great-nephews, Avery Sinclair and Lincoln Phillips; one great-niece, Stella Sinclair; one special friend, Daniel Jr. Bush; many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Donald is preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Andrew and Cora Martin Bowman; maternal grandparents, John and Mildred Phillips Wolfe; one grandson, Conner Moss; one nephew, Kenneth “Hunter” Sinclair; one aunt, Norma and uncle, Frank Bolyard. 

Family and friends will be received at Bolyard Funeral Home, 79 Morgantown Ave. Newburg, WV, Friday, January 15, 2021 from 3:00-7:00 p.m., and Saturday, January 16, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. until time of service at 11:00 a.m., with Pastor Tammy Phillips officiating, with proper distancing and face mask required.

Interment will follow at the Mount Zion Cemetery, Moatsville.

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