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George Bruce Bowen

July 12, 1950 ~ May 25, 2021 (age 70)

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George Bruce Bowen, age 70,  of Maysville, WV passed away on Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at his residence.   George was born on July 12, 1950 in Keyser, WV and was a son of the late Alberta R. Weimer Pearson.

In addition to his Mother, George was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Charlotte “Lottie” P. Weimer who raised him and his uncle Bruce Weimer who was like a father to George. 

George is survived by his son, Jason Israel Bowen and wife, Sandra of Maysville, WV; granddaughter, Bobbie Irene Bowen; three half-sisters, Charlotte McClain, Florena Pearson and Janice Pearson; four half-brothers, Hugh Pearson, Jr., Tracy Pearson,  Oscar Pearson and Charles Pearson. 

George was a graduate of Petersburg High School Class of 1968.  He worked for Kessel Logging and Allied Egry and George retired from Fairfax Materials, Scherr, WV.

 He was a member of the Brick Church of the Brethren in Maysville, WV.  He was Past Master of the Petersburg Masonic Lodge No. 145 A.F. & A.M.  He was a member of Scottish Rite and a member of the Osiris Shrine in Wheeling, WV.  He also was a member of Potomac Highlands Shrine Club.

Family will receive friends Saturday 5:00 – 8:00 PM at the Schaeffer Funeral Home in Petersburg. 

Funeral service will be Sunday, May 30, 2021 at 2:00 PM at the Brick Church of the Brethren with the Rev. Carroll Junkins officiating.  Interment will be in the Maysville Cemetery with Masonic Rites. 

Those who wish to remember George in a special way, may make contributions to Petersburg Masonic Lodge No. 145 A.F. & A.M., 16 Mountain View Street Suite 1, Petersburg, WV 26847.

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May 29, 2021

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Schaeffer Funeral Home
11 North Main Street
Petersburg, West Virginia 26847

Funeral Service
May 30, 2021

2:00 PM
Brick Church of the Brethren
12702 Lunice Creek Highway
Maysville, WV 26833

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