Robert (Bob) Hasselle Bowles, M.D., 79, of Charleston, South Carolina, husband of Elizabeth Pritchard Bowles, entered into eternal rest Friday, August 19, 2022. His Funeral Service will be held Thursday, August 25, 2022 in St. Philip’s Church, 142 Church Street at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow in the churchyard. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Downtown Chapel. Bob was born September 3, 1942 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, son of the late Judge Bowlman Tarleton Bowles and Gladys McKay Hasselle. He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth and three children: daughter, Elizabeth B. Walker (Chip) of Charleston, SC; two sons: Robert H. Bowles, Jr. of Seabrook Island, SC and Coleman H. Bowles (Kris) of Charleston, SC. Bob was a proud member of The Class of ’64 at The Citadel and received his Bachelor of Science and Master’s degrees from the University of South Carolina. He graduated from the Medical College of South Carolina in 1971, where he also completed his Orthopedic training in 1976. He was a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons as well as other medical societies. Bob served as a Captain in the Army Reserve. He served as a member of the Board of Medical Examiners from 2000 through 2003. He received the MUSC John A. Siegling Teaching Award in 2007, as well as the John A. Siegling Society Alumnus of the year in 2013. Bob was also a proud member of the Carolina Yacht Club, The Order of the Cincinnati, Kappa Alpha Order-Theta Commission and Agricultural Society of South Carolina. Bob is also survived by eight grandchildren: Allie Walker Brogan (Jay), Robert H. Bowles III, C.J. Walker, Reese Bowles, Coleman Walker, Cashiel Bowles, Brooke Bowles and Sully Bowles; one great-grandson, J.J. Brogan. He is also survived by his brother, Bowlman T. Bowles (Nancy) of Richmond, VA. Bob also had numerous nieces and nephews and their children. He was predeceased by his sister, Kimball B. Lauritizen, who is survived by her husband, Bruce Lauritizen. Memorials may be made to St. Philip’s Church, 142 Church Street, Charleston, SC 29401 or The Citadel Class of 1964, c/o The Citadel Foundation, 171 Moultrie Street, Charleston, SC 29409 or to The Society of the Cincinnati, 2118 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC 2008.
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Posted on: 2022-08-22
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