02/06/13 — Lawrence W. Bowling, 95, of Mansfield, Ohio, passed away Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, in Mansfield.
He was born April 2, 1916, in Carter County, son of the late George H. and Mary Walker Bowling.
He was a professor, having earned his PhD, and taught in several colleges and universities for over 50 years.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Ethel Robinson Bowling; son, James M. Bowling; four sisters; and five brothers.
He is survived by a granddaughter, Jamie Dawn Stout, and two great grandchildren.
Lawrence had made his home with loving caretakers, Hattie and Bill Seagall, in Mansfield for the last three years.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Feb. 16, 2013, at Bowling-Walker Cemetery on Garvin Ridge in Olive Hill by Pastor Eddie Porter.
Lazear Funeral Home in Ashland is in charge of arrangements.