MWO Frank James "Jim" Bowes, CD (Ret’d)
We regret to advise of the death of Master Warrant Officer Frank James "Jim" Bowes, CD (Ret’d) of Summerland, BC, suddenly, on 27 March 2019 at the Penticton Regional Hospital at the age of 74 after a brief battle with cancer.
Jim joined the Royal Canadian Air Force as a Firefighter in November 1962 and served across Canada and overseas. His postings included Canadian Forces Station La Macaza QC, Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Cold Lake AB, CFB Greenwood NS, CFB Cornwallis NS, CFB Comox BC, CFB Lahr Germany, and many other areas. His career also included a United Nations tour in Damascus, Syria. Jim achieved the position of Deputy Fire Chief and the rank of Master Warrant Officer. Upon his retirement from the Military in November 1997 he settled in Summerland, BC.
In keeping with Jim's wishes there will be no visitation or memorial service. If you wish, please make a donation to your favourite charity in his name. Condolences can be sent online to Legacy.com.