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Paul " Trapper" Allen Bowsman

June 26, 1950 ~ January 12, 2022 (age 71)

Obituary

Paul Allen "Trapper" Bowsman, age 71 of Salem, passed away Wednesday, January 12, 2022 , in his residence.

Born June 26, 1950 in New Albany, Indiana, he was the son of the late Elmer James and Marjorie O. (Burger) Bowsman.

He was a retired carpenter and construction worker, had been a life resident of Washington County and was a member of the U.S. Army Reserves.   He enjoyed gardening, fishing, hunting, camping and tinkering.

On November 25, 1988 he married Christina (Goen) Bowsman, who survives.

Also surviving are:
  
  2 Daughters: Velisha Davidson and Melissa (Chuck) Hubbard of Salem;
 
  2 Sons: Jimmy (Gina) Davidson and Rod (Lori) Back of Salem;

  2 Sisters: Mary Lou (Dale) Siefker of Seymour and Barbara L. Reed of 
     Phoenix, Arizona;

  2 Brothers: Robert (Brenda) Bowsman of Corydon and Leonard (Sue)   
     Bowsman of Salem;

  7 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren

  and his best friend and beloved dog: Roxie; 

He was preceded in death by 1 brother, Larry Bowsman.

Funeral Service: 1:00 pm Monday at Dawalt Funeral Home, followed by interment in Blue River Friends Cemetery with full military honors.

Visitation: 2 to 6 pm Sunday and 11 am until the time of the service on Monday.

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Services

Visitation
Sunday
January 16, 2022

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Dawalt Funeral Home
204 East Market Street
Salem, IN 47167

Visitation
Monday
January 17, 2022

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Dawalt Funeral Home
204 East Market Street
Salem, IN 47167

Funeral Service
Monday
January 17, 2022

1:00 PM
Dawalt Funeral Home
204 East Market Street
Salem, IN 47167

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