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Bowles, Marvin C.

Bowles, Marvin C.

June 18, 1934 — February 17, 2020

Marvin C. Bowles, 85, of Liberty, passed away February 17, 2020, at Norterre Living Center. Visitation will begin at 12:30 pm, followed by a service celebrating Marvin's life at 2:30 pm, on Friday, February 21, at Park Lawn Northland Chapel, I-35 at State Route 291, Liberty. Burial at Crown Hill Cemetery in Excelsior Springs. Memorials are suggested to the American Lung Association.

Marvin was born June 18, 1934, in Holt, MO, the son of Marvin Caples and Ruby Evelyn (Sheets) Bowles. He was united in marriage to Lou Ann McCrorey from Excelsior Springs on May 1, 1953, at Providence Baptist Church. Marvin worked many years as an over-the-road truck driver and was a 30-year member of the Teamsters.

Along with his parents, Marvin was preceded in death by his son, Terry Lee Bowles; and brother, Harry Bowles. Survivors include his wife of 66 years, Lou Ann; daughters, Deborah Henderson (Danny) and Marla Ellison (Kurt); four grandchildren, Crystal Henderson, Jeremy Bowles, Kyle Ellison and Monica Ellison; sister, Dorothy Richey; brother, James Edward Bowles; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Service Information

Visitation will begin at 12:30 pm, followed by a service celebrating Marvin’s life at 2:30 pm, on Friday, February 21, at Park Lawn Northland Chapel, I-35 at State Route 291, Liberty. Burial at Crown Hill Cemetery in Excelsior Springs.

Bowles, Marvin C.'s Guestbook

My dear uncle Marvin. I will miss you so much. I would stop in to see you, every yr. for the past 30+ yrs. & we would always swap stories of Colorado & your truck driving days. I sure will miss those special times together. And thanks for taking time to stop & see me when you were on the road. Keep on truckin' thru those Heavenly Gates, old man... see ya on the other side!

Rachel Waterbury ( McCrorey)

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