Larry L. Bowman, 66, of New London Township went to be with the Lord on Sunday, Oct. 25, 2009 at Christiana Hospital in Newark, Del.

He was the husband of Diane Lamb Bowman, with whom he shared 42 years of marriage.

Born in West Grove, he was the son of Leon and Velma Lovill Bowman of New London. He was a graduate of Avon Grove High School, class of 1961.

He served in the Army in Vietnam from 1964 to 1967.

Along with his father and brother, Larry was an owner operator of Bowman's Garage for 44 years from 1960 to 2004. He served his community as a township supervisor. He was an active member of Christian Life Center, where he served as an elder and on the prayer team and participated in the men's bible study group.

His family was his greatest joy.

In addition to his wife and parents, he is survived by one son, Doug Bowman and his wife, Cheryl, of Quarryville; one brother, Frank Bowman and his wife, Susie, of Gap; four grandchildren, Angela Shepherd, Tom Shepherd II, Eric Bowman and Nicole Bowman; his nieces and nephews; and his Christian Life Center family.

You are invited to visit with Larry's friends and family from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 29, at Christian Life Center of New London Presbyterian Church, 125 Saginaw Road, New London followed by the service at noon.

Interment will be in New London Presbyterian Cemetery, 1986 Newark Road (Rt. 896), New London.

Contributions in Larry's memory may be sent to Christian Life Building Fund, 125 Saginaw Road, Lincoln University, PA 19352; or the American Lung Association, 527 Plymouth Road, Suite 403, Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462.

Arrangements by Foulk & Grieco Funeral Home, West Grove, 610-869-2685.

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