Bowman III, Johnny William

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Johnny William Bowman III, Age 64, from Merrimac, VA, went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Sunday, February 20, 2022 after a hard battle with cancer. He was born June 24, 1957 to the late Freda L. Bowman and John “Pete” Bowman.

He was preceded in death by a loving brother Carl David Bowman, maternal grandparents Garner C. and Evelyn Linkous, and paternal grandparents Francis and Clayton Reed. Uncles Glenn Linkous and George Linkous.

He leaves to cherish his memory daughter Crystal G. and John Dillon, son Johnny W. Bowman IV and Annie Albert, and daughter Sheila C. Eanes. Grandchildren John “Bubba” Dillon, Huntar Dillon, Jocelyn Dillon, Aria Dillon, Patrick Eanes (Saera), Justin Eanes, great-grandchildren Eleanor Eanes, and Lincoln Eanes. Sister Lisa Bowman. Uncles and Aunts Phillip and Melissa Linkous, Faye and Bill Pack, Donna Cox, Jaunita Tolbert and Casey Williams, and Debbie and Jeffrey Nester. Nephew and Nieces Bradley and Jennifer Bowman, Jessica and Jared Jones, Daniel Smith and Nathan Loan, 3 great-nieces, and a great-nephew. Many cousins and close friends. Great-Aunts Kathleen Linkous and Sylvia Linkous. Stepmother Sue Bowman.

We will truly miss Johnny and his sweet smile until we meet again in Heaven!

This came to one of his close cousins as she heard of his passing:
You fought a battle, a hard long battle my son, you’re not alone I’ve been with you the whole time. Your time on earth is done. Take my hand I’m bringing you to your heavenly home. You’ll have no more suffering no more pain. Come with me and rejoice in my name.

Due to Johnny’s request, there will be no services. The family thank you all for your prayers during this difficult time.