Robert Wayne Bowlus I, 73

July 21, 2010

DEC. 15, 1936-JULY 20, 2010

BOONSBORO - Robert Wayne Bowlus I, 73, of Boonsboro, Md., died Tuesday, July 20, 2010, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Dec. 15, 1936, in Maryland, he was the son of the late George and Maxine Hutzell Bowlus.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 31 years, Joan Louise Bowlus.

He served in the U.S. Army in Korea with the 69th Airborne.

He retired from East Alcoa. He owned Wayne's Over Dimensional Escort Service.

He was a member of Boonsboro Family Worship Center and a longtime member of a 12-step program.

He is survived by three daughters, Julie Haines, Sondra Hott and Margreat Mitchell, all of Hedgesville, W.Va.; four sons, Robert W. Bowlus II of Boonsboro, Glen E. Conrad Jr. of Baltimore, Md., David S. Conrad of Frederick, Md., and Norman Conrad of Falling Waters, W.Va.; 10 grandchildren, Tyler Hott, Elizabeth Hott, Brandon Conrad, Ryan Haines, Emily N. Conrad, Emily C. Conrad, Teri LaClair, Erica Beth Conrad, Heather Mitchell and Victoria Mitchell; four great-grandchildren, Ashton Conrad, Dominic Wilt, Ashton Haines and Audrey Hott; and many friends.


Funeral services will be Sunday, July 25, 2010, at 2 p.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. The Rev. Jack Payne will officiate.

The family will receive friends Thursday, July 22, 2010, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to American Cancer Society, 1037 Haven Road, Hagerstown MD 21740.

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