Donald E. Bowles, 75, of Eagle Point, died July 3, 2010.
Mr. Bowles was born in Titusville, Pa., on December 31, 1934. After graduating from high school, he joined the Navy and traveled the world. He ended up in So. California where he met and married his wife of 52 yrs, Catherine Shuette.
In 1983, he moved his family to Eagle Point, where they purchased Midway Country Store. After a time, the family moved to the city of Eagle Point and he went to work for Cantel of Medford. Don retired from Cantel and spent his retirement years working around his home and spending time with his wife, children and grandchildren.
Don is survived by his wife, Catherine; brothers, Tom and Andy; six children, Evelyn, Michael, Donna, Laura, Kenneth, and Brian; 13 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by his mother, Charlotte.
A memorial Mass was held July 8, at Our Lady of Fatima Church in Shady Cove. Interment followed at Eagle Point National Cemetery in Eagle Point.