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Celebrating the life of
John William Bowler
Passed away on July 14, 2019
Services under the direction of:
Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
912-352-7200
  • Memorial Mass
  • 10:00 a.m. - Thursday, August 08, 2019
  • St. James Catholic Church
  • 8412 Whitfield Ave (Map)
    Savannah, Georgia 31406

  • 912-355-1523

I worked with John at the Board of Equalization and am thankful for his contributions and devotion to the board. He was quite a gentleman and it was a pleasure to share a board with him. He will be missed at the BOE. My condolences and prayers to his family.

Elizabeth Fitzgerald, Savannah, GA

I am so sorry for the loss of John. He was a gentle and kind man who was always fun and welcoming of your friends, Leslee. May your memories be uplifting. God Bless the family. Dottie.

Dottie Kirkland, Savannah, GA

I am so sorry for the loss of John. He was a gentle and kind man who was always fun and welcoming of your friends, Leslee. May your memories be uplifting. God Bless the family. Dottie.

Dottie Kirkland, Savannah, GA

We are so sorry for your loss of John. We are thankful you have your family and friends to help you through this difficult time. We know there is little we can say at a time like this, but we hope your memories of the two of you will bring you peace. Vikki & Dave Alpher

Vikki & Dave Alpher, Georgetown, TX

John William Bowler

John Bowler, 80, died Sunday, July 14, 2019, at his residence under the care of Hospice Savannah.

John grew up in Chicago, IL and graduated from Fenwick High School in 1956.   He graduated from Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago with a BSEE degree in 1961.

After working at Warwick Electronics for 7 years as a design engineer he began a career as a Project Manager of small screen TV at Motorola for 6 years.  John spent the next 23 years at Zenith Electronics ending his career as Corporate Vice President of R&D for the cable and network systems.  In his career he conceptualized and designed the first all solid state portable color television.

John and his wife, retired to Skidaway Island in 1999.  He enjoyed working with the Chatham County Board of Equalization and was for many years an Election Judge.  John was a member of St. James Catholic Church.

He is survived by his wife Leslee, son John J. Bowler and his wife Beverly Chang, Salt Lake City, grandchildren Jana and Sarah Bowler and Charles and Andrew Johnson and sister Ana Mae Kelly of Chicago.

A memorial mass will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, August 8, 2019 at St. James Catholic Church.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to the Leukemia Research Foundation.

 

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I worked with John at the Board of Equalization and am thankful for his contributions and devotion to the board. He was quite a gentleman and it was a pleasure to share a board with him. He will be missed at the BOE. My condolences and prayers to his family.

Elizabeth Fitzgerald, Savannah, GA

I am so sorry for the loss of John. He was a gentle and kind man who was always fun and welcoming of your friends, Leslee. May your memories be uplifting. God Bless the family. Dottie.

Dottie Kirkland, Savannah, GA

I am so sorry for the loss of John. He was a gentle and kind man who was always fun and welcoming of your friends, Leslee. May your memories be uplifting. God Bless the family. Dottie.

Dottie Kirkland, Savannah, GA

We are so sorry for your loss of John. We are thankful you have your family and friends to help you through this difficult time. We know there is little we can say at a time like this, but we hope your memories of the two of you will bring you peace. Vikki & Dave Alpher

Vikki & Dave Alpher, Georgetown, TX


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