Milton  Bowdy

Obituary of Milton Bowdy

Milton J. Bowdy, 89, of Tavares, Florida, passed away on Wednesday, July 27, 2022. He was born on August 7, 1932, in Syracuse, New York, to Louis and Lena Crossway Bowdy. Milton enlisted in the Army on February 27, 1951, where he had a number of commendations; the Bronze Star and the Korean Service Medal with two Purple Hearts. Milton met the love of his life Gail Dee Dilmore and was married on February 19, 1955, in Elmira, New York. Milton is survived by his children, Wendy Cooper and husband Ron of Frisco, TX, John Michael Bowdy of Orange Park, FL, Timothy Bowdy of Hamburg, PA, and Richard Bowdy and his wife Rhonda of Waianae, HI; grandchildren, Ryan Davis, Christina Benedict and husband Matt, Jeremy Cooper, Morgan Kaufman and husband Michael, Elana Bowdy, Jessica Polynone, Koty Bowdy and wife Kaelyn, Melissa Kelly and husband Andrew, and Gabrielle Blessing and husband Chris; 20 great grandchildren; 1 great great- grandchild; brother James Bowdy of Corning, NY; sister, Linda Fuller of Horseheads, NY; numerous nieces and nephews. Heartfelt thanks to Barbara Beckwith for the love and care she provided to our dad for the last 5 years. Milton is preceded in death by his wife Gail Bowdy, Brother Pat Bowdy, sisters; Anna Mae Pettitt and Marie Woodworth. A Remembrance Gathering will be held at Barber Funeral Home, 413 South Main Street, Horseheads, NY 14845 on October 6, 2022, from 10:00 a.m. to noon. Inurnment to follow at the Woodlawn National Cemetery at 1:00 p.m.
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Tuesday
6
September

Visitation

10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tuesday, September 6, 2022
Barber Funeral Home
413 South Main Street
Horseheads, New York, United States
6077394801
Tuesday
6
September

Inurnment

1:00 pm
Tuesday, September 6, 2022
Woodlawn National Cemetery
1825 Davis Street
Elmira, New York, United States
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