Services for Mr. William Nolon Bowman of Brookhaven are 11:00 am Saturday, December 30, 2017
at Riverwood Family Funeral Service with burial at Macedonia Baptist Church Cemetery.
Visitation is Friday, December 29 from 5:00-8:00 pm at Riverwood.
William Nolon Bowman, 76, lifelong resident of Brookhaven went to be with the Lord where he joined the love of his life Dorothy
on Wednesday, December 27, 2017. He was born on January 8, 1941 in Brookhaven to William E. Bowman and Helen Farmer Smith.
His stepfather was Fred L. Smith, Jr. He retired after 35 years as a supervisor with the U.S. Postal Service.
Nolon was active in the community where he officiated at sporting events at various levels. His love of sports knew no boundaries.
He could be found at any school watching a game and one of his favorites was Mississippi State.
He served as a deacon at Central Baptist Church where he volunteered on several mission trips. He was a member at Macedonia Baptist Church.
He was a member of the Brookhaven Exchange Club where he served as president, vice president and was a recipient of the John L. Leary award.
During the annual fair he cooked thousands of burgers over the years for the community to enjoy.
Preceding him in death were his parents; his devoted wife of 43 years, Dorothy Childress Bowman; brothers-in law,
Ralph D. Green and John “Buddy” Allen and daughter-in-law, Debbie Foggle Bowman.
Nolon is survived by his daughter, Cindy Bowman Townsend and husband Dwayne; sons, Greg Bowman and Steve Bowman and wife Katie;
sister, Dianne S. Allen; sister-in-law, Brenda Childress Green and 3 grandchildren that he loved dearly, Allie Claire Townsend,
Johnny Bowman and Maeleigh Bowman; niece Rebecca Panzica and nephew Ricky Allen. He is also survived by a host of great nieces and nephews and friends.