June 11, 2019 George Forrest (Frosty) Bowe, 91, of Roanoke, Va., died at his home on Tuesday, June 11, 2019. He was a member of Williamson Road Church of the Brethren and a United States Navy veteran of World War II. Forrest was a retired salesman with Allied Sales Company. He was preceded in death by his parents, George Washington and Wilma Sprinkle Bowe; his sister, June Bowe Arthur and is survived by his wife of 67 years, Jeannine Snider Bowe; two daughters and their husbands, Martha and Rod Kirby of Atlanta, Ga., and Diane and Mike Bowles of Blue Ridge; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two sisters, Evelyn Bowe Turner and Betty Bowe Nichols, both of Roanoke; and a number of nieces and nephews. The family would like to thank his caregivers, Elaine Cooper and Bonnie Bauseman, for their loving care as well as Brittany Leffel of Amedisys Hospice. Funeral Services will be conducted at noon on Friday, June 14, 2019, at Oakey's East Chapel with Pastor Harvey Leddy and Chaplain Troy Mays, of Amedisys Hospice, officiating. Burial will follow in Trinity Cemetery in Botetourt County with Military Honors by the U.S. Navy. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 13, 2019, at the funeral home. The family suggests that memorials be made to the Read Mountain Fire and Rescue Department or Amedisys Hospice. Online condolences may be expressed at www.oakeys.com.
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