Russell Allen Bowles, Sr., of Indianapolis, passed away Friday, March 20, 2020 at his residence. He was 81. Russell was born September 9, 1938 in Indianapolis, Indiana a son of the late Edward and Mary (Odom) Bowles.
Russell attended Wood High School in Indianapolis and was employed for several years with ADA Resources in service station maintenance. He enjoyed traveling, country music and being with his family. He was of the Baptist faith.
Russell is survived by his sons, Russell Bowles, Jr., Joseph Bowles and Orbie Bowles; a stepson, Gary (Dana) Holmes; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; a sister, Ruth (Bob) Foster as well as several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in passing by his wife, Judy Sue Bowles in 2013 and by a brother Jerry Lee Bowles.
Services will be private in keeping with the directives surrounding the Covid-19 pandemic.
Burial will be at Washington Park East Cemetery.
Singleton Community Mortuary and Memorial Center has been entrusted with the arrangements.
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