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MOUNT AIRY — Mr. Calvin Junior “C.J.” “Doc” Bowman, 86, of Mount Airy passed away Thursday, June 30, 2011, at the Woltz Hospice Home. Mr. Bowman was born in Surry County, Aug. 4, 1924, to Samuel W. and Darsilla Nester Bowman. He was a well known dump truck driver. Surviving is a daughter-in-law, Pamela Bowman of the home; grandchildren, James Bowman and wife, Heather, Laura B. Melzark and husband, Joseph and Savannah Bowman of the home; great-grandchildren, Alex Melzark, Patricia Melzark, Chloe Bowman, Calvin Bowman and Kenedee Bowman. In addition to his parents, Mr. Bowman was preceded in death by his wife, Laura Sue Goodson Bowman; a son, Jimmy Calvin Bowman; sisters, Louise, Lindie, Tossie Bessie, Ada and Effie; and brothers, Walter, Bill and Oscar. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, July 6, 2011, at Moody Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Fred Chilton. Burial will follow in Skyline Memory Gardens with military honors by VFW Memorial Honor Guard Mount Airy Post 2019 and Pilot Mountain Post 9436. The family will receive friends Tuesday night from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

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