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James Richard "Jim" Bowles

Lewis & Gillum Funeral Homes

202 Maple Ave., Oak Hill, Ohio 45656

(p) 740-682-6696 (f) 740-682-7862 (e) (w)

James Richard “Jim” Bowles, age 73, of Oak Hill, Ohio went home to meet his Lord and Savior on Thursday, February 9th, 2023, at Grant Medical Center after a long battle with cancer. He was born June 23rd, 1949, in Scioto, Ohio to the late Clarence and Alberta (Grant) Bowles.

James was a graduate of Oak Hill High School and former employee of both Dick’s Carry-Out and Denny Fulks’s Radiator Shop. She enjoyed fishing in his spare time.

He is survived by his siblings: Robert (Frieda) Bowles, Sharon Williams, Beverly Whitt, and Randy (Cheryl) Bowles; as well as several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by sister, Betty Yates and brothers, Dean Bowles and Bill Bowles.

Per his wishes, no public services will be held, and burial will be at the convenience of the family. Online condolences may be sent to the family at


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