Kentucky Family Prepares to Remember Fallen Soldier

24 year old Sgt. William Bowling of Lee County was killed, along with three others, when an improvised explosive device exploded near his vehicle.

He leaves behind a wife, who is eight months pregnant, and another child.

His body arrived at Blue Grass Airport Monday morning.

Bowling's visitation will be held Tuesday, from 5 to 9 P.M. at the Booneville Funeral Home in Owsley County.

His funeral will be Wednesday at 11 A.M. at the funeral home.


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  • by Loretta Location: Wilmington, DE on Apr 10, 2007 at 05:44 PM
    To the entire Bolling family: I am very sorry for you loss. I did not know William personally, I did go to college with his wife. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. God bless you all and keep you comforted in this time of pain and suffereing
  • by Susan Location: Harlan on Apr 10, 2007 at 08:49 AM
    God Bless Mr. Bowling, my prayers are with his family.
  • by Anonymous Location: Owsley County on Apr 9, 2007 at 07:35 PM
    I am so sorry for the Bowling family's loss. My thoughts and prayers will be for his family during their time of grief
  • by erika Location: Lee County on Apr 9, 2007 at 04:46 PM
    William was a wonderful person. He will be missed very much. His wife and children are always in my thoughts and prayers.
  • by Guest Location: Lee co on Apr 9, 2007 at 03:37 PM
    Im sorry for the lost of a good son, husband,brother,uncle, or whatever he maybe... may god bless your family
  • by A Veteran Location: Pikeville on Apr 9, 2007 at 12:13 PM
    God Bless Sgt. Bowling and may God grant peace to the family. Let us all pray that our involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan will end soon.
  • by Ame Lumpkins Location: Beattyville on Apr 9, 2007 at 10:14 AM
    I don't know Sgt. Bowling personally, but I know his wife's family very well. I am so sorry for their loss. My thoughts and prayers are with them. God Bless.

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