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Richard Bowers

October 4, 1943 — March 13, 2022

Mr. Richard C. Bowers, age 78, of, Boaz, died Sunday, March 13, 2022, at Marshall Medical Center South.

Funeral service will be Thursday, March 17, at 2:00 PM at McRae Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Tony Holcomb and Bro. Michael Marsh officiating. Interment will follow in the Mt. Vernon Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday evening, March 16, 2022, from 6 pm until 8 pm at the funeral home.

Mr. Bowers was born in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania on October 4, 1943, to Dorothy & Harry Bowers, Sr. He was a proud army veteran and retired security officer with Red Stone Arsenal. He is survived by his Wife: Barbara Ann Bowers of Boaz, Daughters: Patricia Pankey (Jerry) of Boaz, Leandra Ward (Cliff) of Boaz and Theresa Phillips (Raymond) of Horton, Grandchildren: Zach Pankey (Tiffany Cassels), Alex Pankey, Ashley Pankey, Will Pankey and Xander Ward, Brothers: Harry Bowers (Ann), Howard Bowers (Mary Ann), Russell Bowers (Linda) and Mark Bowers all of Pennsylvania, Sisters: Carol Jones (Allen), Linda Leibenguth and Dorothy Kresini (Gary) all of Pennsylvania, He was preceded in death by his parents: Dorothy & Harry Bowers, Sr, Brothers: Stanley Bowers, Willard Bowers, Donald Bowers and George Bowers, Sisters: Mary Frable, Alice Acker, Jennie Hunsicker, Ruth Frable and Nancy Marsh.

Friends will serve as pallbearers.

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Wednesday, March 16, 2022

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Thursday, March 17, 2022

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