SSgt. TIMOTHY L. BOWLES
Hometown / City: TUCSON, AZ PIMA
Date of Death: Sunday, March 15, 2009
Conflict: Operation Enduring Freedom (Afghanistan)
Branch: U.S. Air Force
Rank: Staff Sgt.
Unit: 3RD LOGISTICS READINESS SQUADRON, ELMENDORF AFB, ALASKA
Birth: Apr. 17, 1984
Death: Mar. 15, 2009
Air Force Staff Sergeant Timothy Bowles, 24. He grew up on Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, where his father was stationed. Timmy enlisted in the Air Force after graduating from high school in 2002, and had been stationed at Cannon Air Force Base in Clovis, New Mexico, and also in Korea. As a fire engine mechanic, he transfered to Elmendorf Air Force Base in Alaska, assigned to the 3rd Logistics Readiness Squadron in 2007. Timmy deployed to Afghanistan last November, expecting to be home in June 2009. Tim and three Illinois National Guard troops were killed near Kot, Afghanistan, by a roadside bomb. He is survived by his father, Retired Air Force Master Sgt. Louis Bowles, his mother Lisa, who live in Glorieta, New Mexico. He is also survived by his sister Heather Ketchmark, who lives on Hunter Army Airfield in Georgia with her husband, Daniel. Timmy is also survived by his cherished niece Avery and nephews, Jerrett and Samuel Ketchmark; maternal grandparents, Max and Tibby Sena; great grandmother Manuelita Gonzales; paternal grandparents, Louis Sr. (deceased) and Sophie Bowles; and by many aunts, uncles and cousins. Bio by: Sue
Timmy's funeral was held on March 23, 2009, at Calvary Chapel and he was buried with full military honors the same day at Santa Fe National Cemetery. Berardinelli Family Funeral Service, Santa Fe, NM, served his family.
Santa Fe National Cemetery
Santa Fe County
New Mexico, USA
Plot: SECTION S SITE 410A