Rex Bowles Picture

Rex Bowles, age 94, of Franklin, died Friday, March 20, 2020 at the Hopkins Center in Woodburn.

Crafton Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

There will be a private family visitation, funeral and burial.

A native of Tompkinsville, he was the son of the late Frank and Lecta Capshaw Bowles. He was a World War II Army veteran who served in the Pacific Theater. He worked and retired from American Legion Post #62 and was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia Haney Bowles; a son, Rex Randall Bowles; a sister, Rachel Thompson; and three brothers, Mitch Bowles, Jack Bowles and Marshall Bowles.

He is survived by a son, Phillip Lee Bowles (Lisa) of Franklin; grandchildren, Deanna Vanminos (John) of White House, Tennessee, Scott Bowles (Lindsay) of Lexington, Rachel Bowles, Carson Bowles, Hunter Bowles and Josh Eden (Leslie) all of Franklin; 11 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Online condolences may be made at www.craftonfuneral