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April 23, 1953 – May 24, 2023

Richard Lindell Bowles passed away peacefully at the Laurels of Willow Creek on May 24, 2023. He was born April 23, 1953 in Southport, NC, to Eugene and Georgia Bowles.

He is survived by a devoted daughter, Markeisha Woodson; mother, Georgia Bowles; sister, Linda Morgan; brothers, Eugene Jr., Benjamin and Bobby Bowles; grandchildren; nieces and nephews; a devoted brother-in-law, Otha Morgan; a devoted friend for life, Ann Woodson; and many other friends. 

He was truly loved.

Graveside service will be held 11:00 A.M., Thursday, June 1, 2023, at Mt. Minnis Memorial Park, 15115 Woods Edge Road, Chesterfield, the Rev. Paul Pleasants, eulogist. 

J.M. Wilkerson Funeral Establishment, Inc., 102 South Avenue, Petersburg, VA, (804) 732-8911, watch the funeral services live online at