Donald Bradford Bowman, 87 of Moatsville, WV, passed away on Monday, November 15, 2021 at United Hospital Center in Bridgeport with his family by his side. He was born on February 15, 1934 in Colebank, son of the late Andrew Bradford and Cora Evelyn “Martin” Bowman. Donald served in the United States Army. He worked as a coalminer until they closed and retired working on the sawmill. He was a member of the Belington VFW Post #410. He enjoyed hunting, riding his side by side, and talking to his cattle, his cat and dog. Donald is survived by his wife of sixty years, Helen Sue “Wolfe” Bowman, Moatsville; two daughters whom he loved very much, Theresa Isner and husband Marty, Marietta, OH, Tena Moore and husband Jimmy, Grafton; three grandchildren, Jessica Moss and husband Bryant, Belington, WV, Shelby Bowman, Elkins and Cody Isner, Marietta, OH; seven great grandchildren, Alyssa Moss, Blake Moss, and Braelyn Moss, Zachary Swiger, Avery Sinclair, Lincoln Phillips and Stella Sinclair; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Donald is preceded in death by one son, Donald Dewayne Bowman; one grandson, Kenneth “Hunter” Sinclair; one great-great grandson, Conner Moss, one sister, Norma Bolyard and husband Frank. Family and friends will be received at Bolyard Funeral Home, 79 Morgantown Ave. Newburg, WV, Friday, November 19, 2021 from 3-7pm and Saturday, November 20, 2021 from 9am until time of service at 11am with Pastor Tammy Phillips officiating. Interment will follow at the Mount Zion Cemetery, Moatsville, where military graveside rites will be conducted. Condolences online at www.bolyardfuneralhomewv.com
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