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Obituaries

November 5, 2013

Darrell Bowland

Darrell L. Bowland, 60, passed away Friday, Nov. 1, 2013, at the home of his sister in Toledo, Ohio.

Darrell was a former over the road truck driver and last worked for E.L. Henderson Trucking in Salem.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War, serving aboard the USS Constellation (CVA-64) and was the senior vice commander of the Disabled America Veterans Memorial Chapter 28 in Mt. Vernon. He also held the past position of Sergeant Of Arms of the D.A.V. M. Chapter 28 in Mt. Vernon.

Darrell was born July 6, 1953, in Pleasanton, Calif. to Glen Homer Bowland, Sr. and Mildred Louise (Becker) Bowland.

Darrell was united in marriage with Margaret Louise Steinmetz on June 7, 2008, in Thompsonville.

He is survived by his wife, Margaret Bowland of Ina; two daughters and a son-in-law, Angelina and Nathan Michaud of Leavenworth, Kan. and Tiffany Bowland of St. Peters, Fla.; seven grandchildren, Alexcis and Austyn Marshall, Jordon, Bryce and Jeremiah Williams and Travis and Kaila Bowland; three stepdaughters, Caroline and Josh McSparin of Benton, Melissa Drennon and Damon Wilson of West Frankfort and Jamie Frymire and Anthony Gilio of Whiteash; one stepson, James (Bobby) Kessel and Vanessa Jennings of Sacramento, Calif.; 11 stepgrandchildren, Mackenzie and Madison Smith, Hunter McSparin, Jimmy, Megan and Shane Drennon, Amaya Wilson, Charles and Gabrielle Frymire and Zachary and Emilea Gilio; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Sandy and Gary Nettles of Toledo, Ohio and Darlene (his twin) and Frank Chenetski of Oregon, Ohio: brother, Glen Bowland Jr. of Toledo, Ohio; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Darrell’s favorite things to do were cooking, fishing, watching the NASCAR races, collecting Dale Earnheart Sr. NASCARS and NASCAR memorabilia, Coca-Cola items, spending time with his friends and most of all he got great joy out of spending time with all his grandchildren and stepgrandchildren.

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