Charles Alexander Bowles ~ Ashdown, Ark.

Updated: May 4, 2018

Charles Alexander Bowles, 90, of Ashdown, Ark., died Thursday, May 3, 2018, in a local nursing home.

He was born October 12, 1927 in De Queen, Ark., to Walter and Ester Bowles. He was a retired electrician from Ideal Cement Company but continued working for himself as an electrician well into his 80s. Mr. Bowles was a member of the Church of Christ.

Mr. Bowles was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Ruth; and a son, John Calvin Bowles.

He is survived by a son, Charles W. Bowles of Ashdown, Ark.; a daughter and son-in-law, Peggy R. and Jimmy Fincher of Mineral Springs, Ark.; a sister, Shirley Dove of Texarkana, Texas; eight grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and a number of other relatives.

Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. Saturday, May 5, 2018, at Madden Funeral Home in Ashdown, Ark.

A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 6, 2018, at Saratoga Cemetery in Saratoga, Ark., under the direction of Madden Funeral Home in Ashdown, Ark.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Saratoga Cemetery P.O. Box 114 Saratoga, AR 71859.