Bobby Chowning, 77, of Bloomfield, passed away Wednesday May 22, 2019 at his residence. He was born December 8, 1941 in Spencer County, a retired teacher for the Nelson County School System, where he loved his students and was a favorite substitute teacher for many students. He enjoyed his morning coffee with his friends in Bloomfield and was a wonderful husband, father, granddaddy, brother and friend to all. He was a member of Fairmount church of Christ.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert Lee and Suerene Coulter Chowning.
He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Wanda Chowning of Bloomfield; three children, Gina (Brian) Wilcoxson of Morning View, Snider (Holly) Chowning of Richmond, and Billy Bob (Adrian) Chowning of Bloomfield; six grandchildren, Destiny, Claire, Ethan, Seth, Kiera, and Oakleigh; six siblings, Joyce Best of Shelbyville, Betty Chowning of Louisville, Charlotte Chowning of Waddy, D.L. Chowning of Bardstown, Joe Ann Goode of Bloomfield, and Peggy Robinson of Lawrenceburg; and several nieces and nephews.
His funeral service will be 11:00 am Tuesday May 28, 2019 at Barlow Funeral Home, with burial in Highview Cemetery in Chaplin. Minister Tracy Waldridge and Minister Larry Shoemaker will officiate. Visitation will be 4 – 8 pm Monday May 27 and 9 – 11 am Tuesday May 28 at Barlow Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may go to Fairmount church of Christ.
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