Sheldon Bowman
October 24, 1944 - January 9, 2024
Cremation Society of Virginia
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Leah Mansfield
Evan Hall
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Sheldon William Bowman was born on October 24, 1944 in Norfolk, Virginia and was a graduate of Maury High School. Sheldon “Billy” was a proud Army Officer. He served as a Green Beret in the Vietnam War with the 101st Airborne Division. Billy received the Purple Heart after being seriously injured in the line of…

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Jackie Art left a message on January 31, 2024:
My condolences to the family. I am Dawns friend and I know how this lost is hurting you. May he be in peace and lots of strength to the whole family.
Diane Gossett left a message on January 20, 2024:
My condolences to you and your family during this most difficult time. It is so very hard to be left behind, when our loved ones pass on.
John V. left a message on January 20, 2024:
Kathy and I only got to know Billy briefly, but he left a strong impression on our entire family. His devotion to his family and our country was impressive and Billy was a true patriot. Condolences to JoAnne and the rest of the family during this most difficult time.
Charlie Thebarge left a message on January 14, 2024:
We have been friends since the late 50's. We always had fun.
Louise Rozos left a message on January 14, 2024:
So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with youl.
Peace of mind is a call away. We’re here when you need us most.
Taylor Hobbs left a message on January 14, 2024:
I have so many wonderful memories with Billy and Joanne. Praying for all that loved him.
Alexis Mansfield left a message on January 13, 2024:
Your love for Leah and I went beyond unmeasurable. The living room pillow forts, dancing to Boogie Shoes by KC &The Sunshine Band, and all the little commissary gifts are only a small example of the love you had for us. I promise I’ll have my nickels to pay you back when I see you again. I love you to the moon and back, forever your brown eyed girl.
Leah Mansfield left a message on January 13, 2024:
I miss you pop pop
Evan Hall left a message on January 13, 2024:
Rest In Peace Billy! We are blessed to have had you in our lives, and I can’t put into words how grateful I am for your friendship and mentorship. Thank you for your selfless service to our country, I will miss our military conversations more than anyone will ever know. You loved unconditionally (God, Family, Country) and I will strive each and every day to live by your example. Rest in peace and God Bless. 🙏
Gloria Ball Palumbo left a message on January 13, 2024:
I’ve known Billy since I was a teenager. There was always a group of us that hung out, cruising Doumar’s on the weekends, having beach parties, etc. I remember when Billy was in charge of the Whitetower Northern Division, living in Alexandria & Baltimore, we would go visit & go around the cities learning the areas. Then, when he moved to Ga., husband, myself & 2 of our oldest children (sons) one of those boys son, Billy & Dawn had a “crush” on each other, went to visit them. What a special, great time we had. We went everywhere, visited all the sites to be seen. Then he opened the Anglers Reef restaurant, a very nice place to dine & dance. Needless to say, Dawn & our 2 sons worked there together also, as teenagers. Some good times were had there too. Just remembering Billy back in the day, how he treated his friends and family is heart warming. Coming to visit you in the hospital, when you came home from the war I’ll never forget. Thank you for your service to our country. You worked hard for everything you had & for the USA. God Rest Your Soul, Fly High. We will never forget you or your friendship. Love, Gloria & Paul ❤️❤️
Joe Riddick/Pete Sykes left a message on January 12, 2024:
Our deepest sympathy goes out to JoAnne and the family. Bill was a large asset to the Cypess Point Commons community, as well as, a good neighbor and friend. Please know that the family will be in our thoughts and prayers.
Betty and John Decembrino left a message on January 12, 2024:
Billy was a man filled with pride and love. John and I will forever cherish his memory..
Carolyn Ruddick Hall left a message on January 12, 2024:
Billy was our cousin and we got to see him regularly when we were all young. He was always good natured. Everyone liked Billy, and we were, and are, so proud of his service to our country. He’s truly a hero. We will miss you Billy. Love, your cousins~ Carolyn, Gary and Barbara (Gretchen “Nancy” Addison’s children)
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