Bailey Bowling


Bailey Wyatt Bowling, 16, of Columbus, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, May 2, 2017.

Bailey was a sophomore at East High School where he was an offensive lineman on the football team. He also loved computers and gaming. Bailey was employed by Snappy Tomato Pizza.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Ben Bowling; maternal grandfather, Ronald Hardy; and aunt, Veronica Dehner.

Survivors include his loving parents, Richard and Cherry Bowling of Columbus; siblings, Samantha Hardy, Joshua Ruble and Jacob Ruble, all of Columbus; paternal grandparents, Alan Lucas of Columbus and Linda and Mark Snyder of Danville; maternal grandparents, Robert and Linda Carmichael of Columbus; nephew, Landon Hardy; and niece, Harmonee Hardy. Also surviving are several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Monday, May 8, 2017, at Myers-Reed Chapel with Pastor Patrick Gallagher officiating. Burial will follow at Garland Brook Cemetery. Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

The family will accept online condolences at

Myers-Reed Chapel is serving the Bowling family.