John (Blinky) Bowes, Jr. was born on August 29, 1992 in Sacramento, California to Mother Robin Moody and Father John Bowes. He departed this life on August 8, 2018 in Sacramento, California. John (Blinky) was the youngest of six siblings. Blinky was a man of many trades, who had a heart of gold, and touched everyone with kindness. His joy of (for) life was outrageous, and his jokes were pure comedy. He gathered friends, extended brothers, ans sisters on his journey of life. Blinky is the true definition of solid. Omg, his passion for music was out of this world; dancing and singing he was always the life of the party, he was indeed. Most of all, he was a stand-up father, he loved Mia with all he had in him. Life will be hard without him but rest easy John. Blinky will be truly missed by all. John was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather Amous Moody, uncle Tony and his aunts Gwen, Peaches, and Pat. He is survived by his mother Robin Moody, his father John Bowes, and his maternal grandmother Edna Neal. John is surived by five siblings, Billy III, Joseph, Jerrell, Anthony, and Marquita, his girlfriend Shylah, and his daughter Mia-Jade, uncles Nate, Terry, Darrell, and George. Also, his step parents Billy and Yolanda Hester, and a host of loving cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.