Ricky L. Bowles, 72, passed away Monday, February 6, 2023 in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Rick was born July 3, 1950 in Patrick County, Virginia. He was a graduate of Princess Anne High School in Virginia Beach.
As a young boy he found a passion for playing the guitar. Throughout his teenage years he enjoyed playing and singing with various local bands. He even played at his own high school prom. He was a talented artist, designing several local logos including the 9th Annual East Coast Surfing Championship. Over the years, his skill and attention to detail landed him his dream job as the only authorized Scrimshander for the world famous Randall Knives. In his spare time he enjoyed fishing on the Lynnhaven River and the Chesapeake Bay. He received many citations for his catch.
Rick was predeceased by his parents Joseph Bryant Bowles and Madeline Draper Bowles.
Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Kimberly; six children, Garrick, Quincy, Misty, Mallory, Martin and Mitchell; six grandchildren, Alex, Raelyn, Briar, Roman, Orson, Oliver; brothers, Mike, Clyde, Rodney, Reese; sisters, Linda, Cindy, Bridgett; nephews and a host of both old and new friends.
Services will be private.
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