2017-04-19 / Obituaries

Goldmon Bowling

Goldmon M. Bowling, 91, formerly of Delphi, died Saturday, April 15, 2017, at 2:45 p.m. at the University of Louisville Hospital. He had lived in Greensburg, Ky., for the past few years.

Goldmon was born Oct. 5, 1925, in Leslie County, Ky., to the late Mitch and Zubie Woods Bowling. On June 2, 1949, in Columbia, Ky., he married Bedeva L. Moss and she preceded him in death on July 18, 2013. He married Venie I. Coffey in Greensburg, Ky., on Nov. 13, 2013, and she survives.

He graduated from Hyden, Ky., high school, and received his teaching degree from Linsey Wilson College in Columbia, Ky. He taught in a one-room school for one year in Kentucky.

Goldmon was a World War II Navy veteran, serving from 1942-1946. He was stationed in Okinawa, Pacific Theater.

He was retired from The Andersons near Delphi, where he worked nine years in maintenance. He worked for the former General Foods Co. in Lafayette for 15 years as head of maintenance, and also at the former Berger Steel Co. in Lafayette.

Goldmon was a former member of the Delphi United Methodist Church, Delphi Masonic Lodge, Delphi American Legion Post #75, and Delphi Lions Club. He enjoyed fishing and camping, and loved to travel with his wife and family. He also enjoyed knife and gun collecting, and liked mules.

Surviving with his wife are a son, Daniel Barry Bowling of Battle Ground; a sister, Lois Jean Bradford (Jim) of Delphi; brothers, Desha Bowling (Betty) of West Point and Edgar Bowling (Sue) of Defiance, Ohio; stepchildren, Roy Wayne Coffey, Margaret Jachym, Phillip Coffey, and Debbie Atwell, all of Kentucky; and two grandchildren.

He was also preceded in death by two sons, Wayne and Clark, a sister and five brothers.

Friends may call Wednesday from 4-7 p.m. at Abbott Funeral Home, Inc., Delphi. Funeral service will be Thursday at 10:30 a.m. at the Delphi United Methodist Church with Pastor Todd Ladd officiating. Burial will follow at the Masonic Cemetery, Delphi, with Carroll County Honor Guard military rites.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Carroll County Food Pantry; envelopes are available at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be made at http://www.abbottfuneralhome.com/.

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