Gary E. Bowlin, age 71, of Ravenna, passed away, Monday, March 10, 2014. He was born August 22, 1942, in Ragland, Alabama, the son of James and Lena Mae Bowlin.
Mr. Bowlin was a supervisor at Morris Controls. His biggest passion, after his family, was Alabama Crimson Tide football, where he had been a member of the team during his college years. He coached little baseball in Alabama and had kept in touch with some of his favorite players. He loved the Cleveland Browns and fishing. He was funny and had a wicked sense of humor. He loved hard and treated everyone like family.
Survivors include his daughters: Susan Bullock and Alice Stewart, both of Akron. His grandson and best friend, Gabriel and former wife and dear friend: Susan Bowlin of Akron.
Mr. Bowlin was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers.
Cremation has taken place.
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