The Camden County Sheriffs Department is mourning the loss of one of their own today. Retired Captain Gary Bowling passed away this morning at Mercy Hospital in Springfield where he was undergoing cancer treatments. The Sheriffs Department had a moment of silence at 2:45pm this afternoon in memory of Bowling. They also had this short eulogy reading on their radio frequency.
For those that want to know the significance of the time, Captain Bowling’s Badge Number was 245. Bowling started working for the Camden County Sheriffs Department January 1st, 1983, and retired February of 2011.