Big Stone Gap, VA - Earskle B. Bowman passed away Saturday, August 19, 2017, at Bristol Regional Medical Center in Bristol, TN. He had been a painter in the construction industry and was of the Baptist faith.
He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Verdie Bowman, two brothers and a sister.
Earskle is survived by his wife, Elizabeth I. Bowman of the home; his daughter, Skye Waddle of Big Stone Gap, VA and his siblings, Danny Ray Bowman (Betty) of Kingsport, TN, Kenneth Bowman (Sandra) of Big Stone Gap, VA and Linda Chandler of Big Stone Gap, VA. He is also survived by several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews, whom he dearly loved, and a close friend, Rick DeBoard.
A memorial service for Earskle will be held Tuesday, August 29, 2017, at 7:00pm at West End Baptist Church.
Gilliam Funeral Home and Crematory is honored to serve the family of Earskle Bowman.
618 Wood Ave. West
Big Stone Gap, VA 24219