June 9, 2011
Friday, June 17, 2011 6:00 PM Skillman, McDonald & Vernon Funeral Home
Friday, June 17, 2011 5-6 pm
Mark Allen Bowshier, 48 of Mechanicsburg, passed away, Thursday, June 9, 2011 unexpectedly.
He was born December 22, 1962 in Columbus, Ohio the son of James William and Roselyn C. (Terry) Bowshier. Mark was a 1981 graduate of Mechanicsburg High School.
He loved the Rolling Stones, Dwight Yoakam, his dogs and spending time with his grandkids. Mark was a big hearted, kind and gentle man; he had the best sense of humor and was a practical joker.
He is survived by his long time companion, Kelly Brown and her children, Brittany, Kristin and Cody; his grandkids, Donovan, Cameron, Aiden, Ayla and Jaisa; his brother, Art (Dorothy) Bowshier of Urbana; his sisters, Connie (Norman) Bowers, Patricia Stewart, Vickie (Butch) Rider and Jackie (Rhett) Nott all of Mechanicsburg; numerous nieces and nephews of several generations and a host of other family and friends.
He is preceded in death by his parents, his sisters, Ruth Tomblin and Kathie Anderson, his nephew, Charlie Ray Bowshier and his close dear friend, Jason Vorhis.
A service to celebrate his life will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, June 17, 2011 in the SKILLMAN, MCDONALD & VERNON Funeral Home, 257 W. Main St., Mechanicsburg, Ohio 43044. The family will receive friends one hour prior. Burial will be held at the family convenience.
In lieu of flowers, the family request memorial contributions to be made to the funeral home to help with funeral expenses. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.