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Matthew Todd Bowman / April 12, 2021

Matthew Todd Bowman, 50, of Virginia Beach, died Monday, March 29, 2021. He was born in Henrico County on Aug. 3, 1970.

Todd was a graduate of Halifax County High School and later received his bachelor’s degree from Longwood University, where he excelled at baseball, helping lead the Lancers to the 1991 College World Series. After graduating, Todd stayed in Virginia and had an accomplished career in sales, spanning several decades. Never losing his passion for sports, Todd was a fan of the Los Angeles Dodgers and an ardent supporter of all University of Virginia sports teams. Todd loved the beach, being on his boat, and spending time with his family and friends. He truly lived life to the fullest.

He is survived by his wife, Danielle; his father, Douglas and wife Meredith Bowman, of South Boston; mother, Marian Mowbray Seigla and husband Harrison (Harry) Seigla of Mechanicsville; daughter, Brooke Bowman of Raleigh, N.C.; step-children, Kelsie Stricklin, Kolby Stricklin, and Tanner Stricklin; brother, Drew Seigla of New York City; aunt and uncle, Anne and Chuck Erickson of Vero Beach, Fla.; uncle, Charles Mowbray of Alpharetta, Ga.; godmother, Sharon Dove of Washington DC; and Lola, their beloved family dog. In addition, Todd is survived by four step-brothers, Ward, Jeff and Brian Burton; and Brian Seigla of Mechanicsville.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, April 24 at 2 p.m. at Oak Ridge Cemetery, South Boston.

Online condolences may be directed to

Arrangements by Powell Funeral Home.

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