Dwight “Sonny” Bowman

Dwight L. “Sonny” Bowman, 64, of Medora, passed away on the evening of Jan. 12, 2021, at his home.

He was born Dec. 10, 1956, in Jerseyville, to the late Harold and Shirley (Gross) Bowman.

Sonny married Debra Dixon, in Kane, on Aug. 22, 1980.

He is survived by his wife; three children, Kristen (Trevor) Crawford of Seguin, TX, Aaron (Sarah) Bowman of Brighton, Craig Bowman of Medora; four grandchildren, Addison and Alese Crawford, Mackenzie Hampsey, Parker Bowman; two sisters, Donna (Don) Phillips of Fieldon, Rona (Dan) Krueger of Medora; and two brothers, Keith (Diane) Bowman of Chesterfield, Richard (Amy) Bowman of Brighton.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Jerry Bowman.

Prior to retirement, Sonny worked as a truck driver and technician for Shared Medical Services. He was a member of the Jersey County Fair Board and Medora Cemetery Association.

Visitation was held on Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church in Medora.

Graveside service followed at Kane Cemetery in Kane.

Cremation rites have been accorded and entrusted to Anderson Family Funeral Home in Brighton.

Memorials in Sonny’s memory may be left to Southwestern Sports Booster Club, Jersey County Fair Association or Medora Ambulance Service.

Anyone wishing to leave online condolences may do so at andersonfamilyfuneral.com.