Casby "Cas" Glenn Bowman
Casby "Cas" Glenn Bowman
February 12, 1941 - July 15, 2021


Casby Glenn "Cas" Bowman, 80, of Florahome, passed away on Thursday, July 15, 2021, at UF Health Shands Hospital in Gainesville, following an extended illness.

Born on February 12, 1941, in Buchanan County, VA, he was the son of the late Dave Crockett Bowman and Susan Melvina Charles Bowman. He was a coalminer for Clinchfield Coal, retiring in 1987. He also was a volunteer firefighter and sold peanuts for 25 years at Mill Road and Chiappini's in Melrose. He also loved to play music with the Cumberland Mountain Boys and enjoyed playing poker.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Shirley Mae Sexton; a son, Jimmy Darrell Sexton; three brothers, Junior Curtis Bowman, Elmer Clinton Bowman, and Hobert Bowman; five sisters, Eva Ward, Eula Faye Hawks, Goldie Katherine McDaniel, Allene "Draxie" Stiltner, and Martha Irene Horn; and two granddaughters, Sharon Kaye and Kimberly Dawn Sexton.

He is survived by one daughter, Rhonda Blankenship and her husband, Donnie of Florahome; two sons, David Bowman of Grundy, VA, and Keith Sexton and his wife, Donna of Richlands, VA; two brothers, Luther Bowman and his wife, Dorothy of Davenport, VA and Roby Bowman of Council, VA; five grandchildren and spouses, Scotty and Stephanie Sexton of Haysi, VA, Shonna Dotson of Grundy, VA, Kelli and Travis Stacy of Florahome, Kara Blankenship of Florahome, and Cheyenne and Tyler Carmichael of Interlachen; four great-grandchildren, Ethan Sexton, Jaycee Sexton, Christopher Carmichael, and Grayson Carmichael; many nieces, nephews, and cousins; and one special brother friend, D.C. and Mary Hess.

Memorial Services will be 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 31, 2021, at Living Hope Family Worship Center in Florahome with Pastor David Spedden officiating.

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Masters Funeral Home of Palatka is in charge of arrangements.

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