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William P. Bowick, Jr.

William P. Bowick, Jr.
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William P. Bowick, Jr.

GRANITEVILLE, S.C. – Mr. William P. Bowick, Jr., 73, of Graniteville, SC, entered into rest on Friday, March 29th, 2013.

Born in McCormick, SC and a resident of Aiken County, SC, most of his life, he was a son of the late William P. Sr. and Cleo Pearl Jester Bowick. He proudly served his country in the United States Army National Guard. He retired from the Hickman Division of Graniteville Company where he was a Supervisor. Mr. Bowick enjoyed fishing and tinkering around with things.

In addition to his parents, family members include his former wife, Elizabeth Griffin Bowick Mikell, Graniteville, SC; children, James Wesley “Jimmy” (Marie) Bowick, Aiken, SC, Billy Bowick, the late Joy Elizabeth “Sissy” Bowick, Hope Renee (Chris McKeon) Rockhold, Graniteville, SC, Lisa (Heath) Ellerbee, Graniteville, SC and the late Jennifer Bowick, siblings, Frances B. Percival, Modoc, SC, Lennie P. Joiner, Modoc, SC, Franklin J. Bowick, Troy, SC, Kenneth Y. Bowick, McCormick, SC and Jerome B. Bowick, McCormick, SC; ten grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. A granddaughter, Chasity M. Rockhold, also preceded him in death.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013, at 3 o’clock in the chapel of Hatcher Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Langley, SC, with Pastor Benny Burton officiating. Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens, Graniteville, SC. Pallbearers will be Ralph Morgan, Adam Morgan, Danny McKay, Michael Moyer and Jonathan Tripp.

It has been requested by the family that memorials be made to the Children’s Miracle Network ( or any cancer related charity.

Friends are welcome to call at the family residence.

The family will greet friends on Monday, April 1st, 2013 from 6 until 8 o’clock at Hatcher Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Langley, SC.

Memories of Mr. Bowick may be shared by visiting http://www.hatcherfuneral