Joseph Kaye Bowman, Sr.

JOSEPH KAYE BOWMAN, SR., 70, of Wellsburg, WV passed away December 24, 2023, at home. He was born July 31, 1953, in Follansbee, WV to the late Joseph Lloyd and Dora Douglas Bowman. Joe retired with 40 years of service at Mountain State Carbon as a Hot Car Operator and was an avid hunter and fisherman. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter Kathy Bowman who passed in 1994, a brother Samuel Bowman and Barbara Bowman. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Gloria Jean Brooks Bowman; his son, Joseph K. Bowman, Jr. (Heather) of Follansbee, WV; three granddaughters: Hope, Rilyn, Madie; and two grandsons, Kyle and Mason. Visitation wsd held on December 29, 2023 until the time of the service, at Reasner Funeral Home, Wellsburg. Interment followed at Kadesh Chapel Cemetery, Wellsburg. Online condolences can be made at