Wayne E. Bowlin, age 68, passed away on August 12, 2019. He was born on June 20, 1951 to William Bowlin and Helen Walls Bowlin.
Wayne was born and raised in Jackson, Ms. He attended Forest Hill High School where he excelled in football and track, he graduated in 1968. He served with distinction in the US Army and was discharged in 1979 at the rank of sergeant.
He has been a successful contractor for most of his civilian life. He was the Owner of Bowlin Foundation Repair, Inc., which is carried on by his wife, son and grandson. He loved spending time on his tractor, on the river with friends and fishing.
Wayne lived life to the fullest. He a had grateful personality that lifted up everyone around him. Wayne thanked God every day for life, family and friends.
Wayne is survived by his wife, Vickie McDaniel Bowlin, daughter, Frances and her husband J Paul Childress; two sons, Bobby Bowlin and his wife Tracy and Josh McQueen; sister, Renee Thrasher; two brothers, Gene Bowlin (Donna), Glen Bowlin; grandchildren, Bobby Bowlin Jr. (Mallory) and Farah Johnson and one great grandchild, Sawyer Bowlin.
Visitation will be at Natchez Trace Funeral Home on Thursday August 15, 2019 from 1:00pm until the 2:00pm. A chapel memorial service will be officiated by Dr. Kevin Cooper at 2:00pm in the funeral home chapel.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the The Wounded Warrior Project by visiting their website at supportwoundedwarriorproject.org or by calling 855-448-3997.
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