Carl E. Bowman Jr., 85, of Norfolk passed away quietly at his home on February 10, 2014 after a long illness. He is survived by a brother, William Bowman and his wife Joan, of Greencastle, PA; a loving daughter, Deborah Sue Marsh of Portsmouth; a devout son, Carl “Skip” Bowman of Chincoteague Island; three grandchildren: Tara Mather and her husband Ben of Suffolk; Kelly Michelle Marsh of Chesapeake; and Frank Wilson Marsh of Fairfax, VA; two great grandchildren Sebastian and Sydney Mather of Suffolk in addition to many others in a loving extended family. The family extends a special thank you to his loving companion of 40 years, Norma Pease for the compassionate care she provided in his last years. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, February 15, 2014 at 2:00pm at St. John’s UMC located at 2709 Greendale Avenue in Norfolk. He is and will be dearly missed.