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James Robert Bowes

Aiken, South Carolina

March 3, 1951 - April 10, 2024

James Robert Bowes Obituary

Mr. James Robert "Jimmie" Bowes, 73, beloved husband of Dorothy Ellen Anson Bowes passed away Wednesday morning, April 10, 2024, at Aiken Regional Medical Center following a short illness.


Jimmie was born on March 3rd, 1951, in Queens, NY to Edward Francis Bowes and Mary Ellen Roche Bowes. Jimmie was a District Manager at Sears Roebuck and dedicated member of the Elks Lodge in Massapequa, NY and Hibernian Lodge in Islip, NY. He was a parishioner at St. Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church. Jimmie was a true Irishman at heart. He was the life of the party. He loved being in the company of others and never met a stranger. He would lighten up any room that he was in. He was passionate about golf, traveling but his most treasured times were those when he was simply able to spend time with his precious wife whom he adored.


In addition to his wife, Mr. Bowes is survived by 2 sisters and brothers-in-law, Mary Jo (Ralph) Crino of Aiken & Kathleen (John) White of Clover, SC, a sister-in-law, Amelia Bowes of Brooklyn, NY. 3 sisters and 2 brothers-in-law on his wife's side of the family, Mary (Thomas) Kaufman of Aiken & Catherine Britt of Merrick, NY; Patricia (Laszlo) Toth of Poughkeepsie, NY; He is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, grandnieces, and grandnephews.


In addition to his parents, Mr. Bowes was preceded in death by a sister, Geraldine Bowes; a brother, Edward Bowes; and a sister-in-law, Barbara Anson.


A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, April 19, 2024, at 11:00am at The Historic St. Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church, 125 Park Ave SE, Aiken, SC, 29801 with the Very Rev. Richard Wilson as celebrant.


Final Rites and Commendations will be held at Calvary Cemetery, 1255 University Lane, Aiken, SC 29801 at 11:00am on Monday, April 22, 2024.


The family will receive friends on Thursday, April 18, 2024, from 5:00pm until 6:30pm at The Historic George Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 211 Park Ave SW, Aiken, SC 29801 (803) 649-6234. A prayer service will be held Thursday evening at 6:30 in the George Funeral Home Historic Downtown Chapel.


Donations in memory of James may be made to Tunnel to Towers, 2361 Hylan Blvd, Staten Island, NY 10306 or www.t2t.org or American Heart Association, PO Box 840692, Dallas, TX 75284-0692 ~ indicate that you'd like the donation to be applied to the Aiken, SC area or www.heart.org.


May the road rise up to meet you.

May the wind be always at your back.

May the sun shine warm upon your face;

the rains fall soft upon your fields.

And until we meet again,

May God hold you in the palm of His hand.


Online condolences can be left aby visiting www.georgefuneralhomes.com.

To share a memory or send a condolence gift, please visit the Official Obituary of James Robert Bowes hosted by George Funeral Home.

Mr. James Robert "Jimmie" Bowes, 73, beloved husband of Dorothy Ellen Anson Bowes passed away Wednesday morning, April 10, 2024, at Aiken Regional Medical Center following a short illness.


Jimmie was born on March 3rd, 1951, in Queens, NY to Edward Francis Bowes and Mary Ellen Roche Bowes. Jimmie was a District Manager at Sears Roebuck and dedicated member of the Elks Lodge in Massapequa, NY and Hibernian Lodge in Islip, NY. He was a parishioner at St. Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church. Jimmie was a true Irishman at heart. He was the life of the party. He loved being in the company of others and never met a stranger. He would lighten up any room that he was in. He was passionate about golf, traveling but his most treasured times were those when he was simply able to spend time with his precious wife whom he adored.


In addition to his wife, Mr. Bowes is survived by 2 sisters and brothers-in-law, Mary Jo (Ralph) Crino of Aiken & Kathleen (John) White of Clover, SC, a sister-in-law, Amelia Bowes of Brooklyn, NY. 3 sisters and 2 brothers-in-law on his wife's side of the family, Mary (Thomas) Kaufman of Aiken & Catherine Britt of Merrick, NY; Patricia (Laszlo) Toth of Poughkeepsie, NY; He is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, grandnieces, and grandnephews.


In addition to his parents, Mr. Bowes was preceded in death by a sister, Geraldine Bowes; a brother, Edward Bowes; and a sister-in-law, Barbara Anson.


A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, April 19, 2024, at 11:00am at The Historic St. Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church, 125 Park Ave SE, Aiken, SC, 29801 with the Very Rev. Richard Wilson as celebrant.


Final Rites and Commendations will be held at Calvary Cemetery, 1255 University Lane, Aiken, SC 29801 at 11:00am on Monday, April 22, 2024.


The family will receive friends on Thursday, April 18, 2024, from 5:00pm until 6:30pm at The Historic George Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 211 Park Ave SW, Aiken, SC 29801 (803) 649-6234. A prayer service will be held Thursday evening at 6:30 in the George Funeral Home Historic Downtown Chapel.


Donations in memory of James may be made to Tunnel to Towers, 2361 Hylan Blvd, Staten Island, NY 10306 or www.t2t.org or American Heart Association, PO Box 840692, Dallas, TX 75284-0692 ~ indicate that you'd like the donation to be applied to the Aiken, SC area or www.heart.org.


May the road rise up to meet you.

May the wind be always at your back.

May the sun shine warm upon your face;

the rains fall soft upon your fields.

And until we meet again,

May God hold you in the palm of His hand.


Online condolences can be left aby visiting www.georgefuneralhomes.com.

To share a memory or send a condolence gift, please visit the Official Obituary of James Robert Bowes hosted by George Funeral Home.

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