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Aug. 16, 1935 — July 30, 2020 (age 84)

YOUNGSTOWN — William Edward Bowes, 84, passed away on Thursday (July 30) at St. Joseph's Hospital in Warren.

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

He served in the Navy Reserves from 1955-1964 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; and 10 grandchildren.

In addition to 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 being handled by the Davidson-Becker Funeral Home in Struthers.

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