Ira Lamar Bowman, age 78, passed away peacefully at his home, with his family by his side, on July 19, 2015. He was the son of the late Ira and Lenora Bowman of Stone Mountain. He is survived by Janet, his loving wife of 58 years, two daughters; Lynda Channing and Joyce Bowman, three grandchildren; Jared and Ashley Channing, and Caleb Coggins. Brother; Sylvester Bowman and his wife Beverly, Sister; Sandra Mobley and her husband Lee; three nieces and one nephew. He dearly loved his family and friends. His warm sense of humor could always make you smile, his loving, strong compassion for others will be greatly missed. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Foundation Fighting Blindness, 7168 Columbia Gateway Drive, Suite 100, Columbia, MD 21046 1-800-683-5555

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  1. Janet, Linda, & Joyce, We have had Lamar in prayer. We are so sorry to hear of his passing. We pray you will find peace and comfort in your many good memories and knowing he is with his heavenly Father. We will not be able to attend Lamar’s funeral but will be there in spirit. We continue to pray for you. Love, Susan & Bubba

  2. I am so sorry to hear of Lamar’s passing. I am out of town traveling and will not be able to attend the funeral. Please accept our heart felt condolences on behalf of my family and mother Annette.

  3. Janet,
    We are saddened to hear of Lamar’s passing and we appreciate that you called to let us know. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family while you go thru this loss. You can take solace knowing he is at peace, seeing the word clearly, pain free and comfortable with our Lord. Stay strong and if we can do anything feel free to let us know.
    Keith & Nancy Comer

  4. Janet, I was talking with Craig Finamore, who bought your lovely home here in South Carolina, and he gave me the news of Mr. Bowman’s passing. I am so sorry to hear of this in that it seems we just recently talked. I feel really blessed to have met you both – such kind and loving folks. Be comforted in this stressful time and know that he’s in God’s hands now and can see perfectly in that beautiful place where we all hope to go and see our loved ones again. Take care and God bless you! Reba

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