Rev. G.S. "Zeb" Bowling, of Williamsburg, Kentucky passed away at the Jellico Community Hospital on Monday morning, June 8, 2015, at the age of 91.
He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Dorothy Adelaide Hess Bowling; parents, Greene and Flonnie Bowling; brother, Carl Bowling and son-in-law, Steve Crosman.
Zeb, a minister of the gospel, trusted in the Lord with all his heart and served Him daily. He was always ready to witness to others. He and Dorothy, the love of his life, always asked to have prayer with anyone who visited in their home. He truly fought a good fight, kept the faith and looked forward to going home to be with the Lord. He was a veteran of the United States Army having served during World War II, where he took part in the Red Ball Express Operation.
Survivors including his children, Jim Bowling (wife, Alice) of Williamsburg, Kentucky, Garry Bowling (wife, Rhonda) of Taylorsville, Kentucky, Theresa Crosman of Williamsburg, Kentucky and Phillip Bowling (wife, Sheila) of Williamsburg, Kentucky; two sisters, Helen Beams of LaGrange, Kentucky and Jessie Lee Delk of Knoxville, Tennessee; five grandchildren, Jill Bowling of Taylorsville, Kentucky, Michael Bowling (wife, Amanda) of Williamsburg, Kentucky, Stephanie Shelton (husband, Mitchell) of Williamsburg, Kentucky, Brian Bowling (wife, April) of Taylorsville, Kentucky and Jamie Freeman (husband, Marshall) of Williamsburg, Kentucky; ten great grandchildren, Dalton Lee Ramsey, Lexi Bowling, Lily Shelton, Gabe Bowling, Henry Bowling, Andrew Shelton, Gavin Bowling, Zaiden Bowling, Asher Freeman and Jackson Bowling; and a host of other relatives and friends to mourn his passing.
Visitation will be from 4:00 P.M. until the funeral hour on Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at the Croley Funeral Home Chapel.
The Funeral Service will be held at 6:00 P.M. Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at the Croley Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Ron Wilson and Rev. Billy Joe Lowe officiating. He will be laid to rest in the Bowling Cemetery on Happy Hollow Road.Military Graveside Honors will be conducted by the American Legion Post #88 of Corbin, Kentucky.