William E. Bowes 1935-2020

YOUNGSTOWN — William Edward Bowes, 84, of Youngstown, passed away Thursday, July 30, 2020, at St. Joseph Warren Hospital.

Bill was born Aug. 16, 1935, in Youngstown, a son of Carl and Margaret Beatty Bowes and had been a lifelong area resident.

He served in the Navy Reserves from 1955 to 1964 and had retired from the Youngstown Vindicator in 1997, after 27 years.

Bill is survived by his wife of 32 years, Sonia L. Bowes; his son, Kenneth (Cathy) Bowes; his daughter, Melanie (Patrick) Lenegham; a stepson, Walter (Tracy) Bish; two stepdaughters, Pamela (Gary) Lattimer and Nadine (Robert) Hayes; as well as 10 grandchildren.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a stepdaughter, Martince L. Craig.

He worshiped at Trinity Fellowship for 20 years.

Memorial services celebrating Bill’s life will be held at a later date.

Arrangements are by the Davidson-Becker Funeral Home in Struthers.

Condolences may be sent to www.beckerobits.com.

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