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Earl Douglas Bowlin, 63, of Richmond, passed away Tuesday, July 11, 2017, at Baptist Health - Richmond.
Born June 14, 1954, in Richmond, he was the son of Earl Walker Bowlin and the late Betty Jean Smith Bowlin. Doug was a custodian at Eastern Kentucky University and a member of College Hill United Methodist Church. He enjoyed music, sports and Nascar racing and all Native American artifacts.
In addition to his father, he is survived by: his wife, Dorothy Dianne Hawkins Bowlin of Richmond; one daughter, Melissa Bowlin (Beau Abner); one grandson, Ethan Beau Abner; and one brother, Kevin Stuart Bowlin.
Funeral service for Doug will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday, July 14, 2017, at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home with Tim Floyd officiating. Burial will follow at the Richmond Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be John Webb, Mark Floyd, Davis Floyd, Russell Hawkins, Dr. Frank Skipworth, and Raymond Jacobs.  Honorary bearers will be Nathan Jacobs, Phil Jacobs, Nancy & David Kaylor, Jackie Marshall, Kathy Yates, Lynn Brown, and Paige Lainhart.
In lieu of flowers, donations are suggested to Caretenders, 5008 Atwood Drive # 1, Richmond, KY 40475.
To express condolences, visit our website at www.orpfh.com.
Published on July 12, 2017
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