Mr. Lyle Thomas Bowman, 76, of Westfield passed away Monday, March 12, 2018 at the Joan and Howard Woltz Hospice Home in Dobson. Mr. Bowman was born in Patrick County, VA on November 28, 1941 to the late Gaston and Glennis Quesinberry Bowman. He was retired from Pine State Knitwear. Mr. Bowman was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather who will be dearly missed by all his family and many friends. He is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Shelley Bowman Senter and Roy of Mt. Airy; sons and daughters-in-law, Scott and Celia Bowman of Westfield, Nathan and Tina Bowman of Westfield; step-sons, Denny and Tammy Simmons of Lowgap, Todd Cecil of Mississippi; seven grandchildren; fifteen step grandchildren; one great grandchild; six step-great grandchildren; sisters and brother-in-law, Julia Shelton, Janet and Dillard Nester; brothers and sisters-in-law, Richard and Lillian Bowman, Gary and Lunell Bowman, Mitchell and Chris Bowman, Phillip and Maxine Bowman, Ronnie and Debbie Bowman; many special nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Mr. Bowman was preceded in death by his wife, Madge Karen Inman Bowman; a daughter, Stephanie Bowman. A funeral service will be held Thursday, March 15, 2018 at 11:00 AM at Moody Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Kevin Kilby officiating. Burial will follow in Woodville Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends Thursday from 9:30 AM until time for the service at Moody Funeral Home in Mt. Airy. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Joan and Howard Woltz Hospice Home, 945 Zephyr Rd., Dobson, NC 27017. Online condolences may be made at