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Larry Allen Bowling

In Obituaries by OC Monitor Staff

ROCKPORT, Ky. — Larry Allen Bowling, 75, of Rockport, formerly of Gainesville, Texas, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019, at his home under the care of Hospice of Ohio County. He was born Dec. 21, 1943, in Ansted, West Virginia, to the late George Franklin and Edith Bickford Bowling.

Mr. Bowling was a United States Air Force Veteran during the Vietnam War, a member of South Garland Baptist Church in Garland, Texas, and was a retired systems analyst.

Aside from his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Christa Marie Bowling; one brother, Robert Franklin Bowling; and one sister, Betty Skaggs.

He leaves behind to cherish his memory, his wife, Katherine Thompson Bowling, of Rockport; his daughter, Saundra Marie (Kenneth) Walls, of Gainesville; and one sister, Brenda Toth, of Sandusky, Ohio. Larry was blessed with two grandchildren, Brittany (Joshua) Ward and Christopher (Nina) Mitchuson, and four great-grandchildren, Thomas Ward and McKenna, Jacob and Mathiaus Mitchuson.

Graveside Services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 12, at Nelson Grove Cemetery in Whitesboro, Texas with Kevin Walton officiating. Full Military honors will be provided. Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of William L. Danks Funeral Home in Beaver Dam, Kentucky and George J. Carroll and Son Funeral Home in Gainesville, Texas.

Online messages of condolence may be left for the family of Mr. Larry Allen Bowling by visiting his memorial tribute at or

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