ALBANY -- Mr. Willam Bradley "Bill" Bowling, 84, of 123 McIntosh Rd. Leesburg, GA. died on Sunday April 15, 2012 at Phoebe North. Funeral Service for Mr. Bowling will be Tuesday April 17, 2012 11:00 AM at First Baptist Church of Leesburg with Rev. Bobby Harrell and Rev. Bobby Moye officiating. Interment will follow in Leesburg cemetery. Visitation will be held on Monday April 16, 2012 from 6-8PM at Kimbrell-Stern.

Mr. Bowling was born in Atlanta, Georgia on December 3, 1927 to the late Robert M .and Mattie Lea Jones Bowling. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Leesburg and a former member of the Kawanis Club and the American Legion. He was a retired insurance agent and served his country in the United States Navy.

Pallbearers will be Al Asmus, Clyde Johnson, Tommy Tharp, John Wheaton, Jim Valdez and John Warrener.

Mr. Bowling is survived by his wife Jacqueline Bowling of Leesburg, three daughters Vicki Timbes , Laura and her husband Bobby Calhoun and Suzanne and her husband Chip McKinney all of Leesburg., Six grandchildren Frank Bishop, John and his wife Shannon Bishop, Stacey and her husband Matt Ratliff, Brad Asmus, Kyle McKinney and Matthew McKinney. One great- grandchild Lake Ratliff, two nieces Donna King and Lisa Warrener and nephew Bill Jones. Mr. Bowling is also survived by his dog Susie.

Those desiring can make memorial contributions to First Baptist Church of Leesburg 135 Main Street Leesburg, GA. 31763 or to Humane Society of Terrell Co. P.O. Box 311 Dawson, GA. 39842

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Kimbrell-Stern Funeral Directors

Albany 229/883-4152