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A Wetzel and Son Obituary for:
Arnold G. Bowles
April 2, 1925 - March 13, 2020


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Arnold G. Bowles of Warminster, Pennsylvania died Friday, March 13, 2020 at Ann’s Choice. He was 94 years old. Arnold was born April 2, 1925 in Lowestoft, United Kingdom, son of the late Henry Bols and the late Christine Bols (nee - Delfoss). He is survived by his four children Stephen, David, Jennifer, and Paul; their spouses Michelle, Kathy, Scott and Jill; six grandchildren, Eric, Lauren, Lydia, Julia, Patrick, and Adam; and six great grandchildren, Clara, Cole, Dean, Hannah, Elena, and Elliott.

After serving in the Royal Air Force in World War II, Arnold married Marian Liles on August 21st 1948 in Farringdon County of Berkshire, England. He graduated from the University of London in 1951 with first class honors and began his career as a mechanical engineer.

In 1958 Arnold and Marian immigrated to the United States with their two small children where he continued his successful career in engineering. In 1977 Arnold founded Pressure Technology Incorporated in Huntington Valley, PA. Today the company has plants in Pennsylvania and Ohio.
Arnold and Marian enjoyed a loving marriage for 58 years until Marian passed away in 2006. 

Arnold was a devoted family man. He lived an adventurous life of taking risks, traveling the world and living life to its fullest. He continued to water ski and downhill ski well into his eighties. He was charismatic, enjoyed a good libation, always had a funny story and was always a joy to be around, he will be very much missed.

A private memorial will be held at a later date.

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