Mark Steven Bowles, 51, of Granite City, Illinois passed away at 11:28 a.m. on Monday, May 7, 2018 at Gateway Regional Medical Center.
He was born December 29, 1966 in Granite City.
He had worked as a manager at Triad Manufacturing in St. Louis with over 27 years of service in information technology.
He was a Master diver and instructor, traveling the world and experiencing many remarkable dives throughout the years. He was also a member of the Bubblemasters Underwater Recovery Team was a certified E.M.T.
Mark was very technology savvy and had many advanced computer training courses and certifications.
He had received an Associate Degree in Science and in Arts from the Southwestern Illinois College in Belleville.
He also had a love for hockey and will be remembered for the love and special times shared with his family and friends.
He is survived by his mother, Diana L. (Cox) Bowles of Granite City; his father, Donald W. Bowles of Edwardsville; a half-brother, John Meszaros of Chatham; aunt, Tammy Bowles of Granite City; great aunt, Terry Rea of Granite City; many cousins; other extended family and many friends. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Clarence W. and Ruth Jean Cox Jr. and Isabelle and Walter Bowles and a brother, John Michael Meszaros.
In celebration of his life, memorial visitation will be held at Irwin Chapel, 591 Glen Crossing Road in Glen Carbon on Sunday, May 20, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. until time of service at 7:00 p.m.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or to the Epilepsy Foundation and may be accepted at the funeral home.
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