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Obituary for Christopher Bowling

October 20, 1976 - February 26, 2020
Indianapolis, Indiana | Age 43


Christopher Lee Bowling, 43, passed away Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at his residence. Christopher was born to Estil and Karen Bowling in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Chris graduated from Franklin Central High School in 1995. After high school he worked at numerous movie theatres. He loved to interact and meet new people. His next venture was Chuck E Cheese where he worked for over 15 years. His most recent job was for Contemporary Services where he worked at Lucas Oil Stadium. He also worked at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Chris was a member of the South Side Storm Special Olympics which is also part of Area 8. He enjoyed wheelchair races, bowling, working with the softball and basketball team. Chris was also in several T.V. commercials as a child. He was a member of The Creek Church where he was very involved with his church family. Over the past few years, Chris worked at the polls on election day where he enjoyed talking with voters.

Chris had a very contagious smile, when he entered a room he lifted the mood of everyone. He was a very outgoing person and will be remembered for being a social butterfly, often on family vacations out of state, he would be recognized by tourists. He was the link that held his family together. Chris often helped organize social gatherings and fundraisers for the Special Olympics.

Chris is survived by his parents, Estil and Karen Bowling. One sister, Rachel (Joseph) Murphy. One nephew, Kaleb Murphy and two nieces Alexis and Zoey Murphy. One grandmother, Violet Floyd, as well as many aunts, uncles, and cousins. Chris also leaves behind a great amount of close friends.

Chris was preceded in death by his grandparents, Lester and Virginia Bowling whom he loved dearly and were a very large part of his life. He is also preceded in death by his grandfather, Kenneth Floyd.

A visitation will be held Monday, March 2nd from 4-8 P.M. at Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service & Crematory, Franklin Township Chapel, 5950 East Thompson Road. A funeral service will be held at 1 P.M. on Tuesday, March 3rd at The Creek Church, 6430 S. Franklin Road. A second visitation will be held from 11 A.M. until the time of service at The Creek.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to South Side Storm Special Olympics. Donation may be mailed to: Special Olympics Indiana-Marion County South, 10897 Delphi Drive, Camby, IN 46113

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