Nelson Neil "Bill" Bowers Sr.

Nelson Neil Bowers, Sr. "Bill", 75, of Coatesville passed away, Dec. 2, 2013 at the Neighborhood Hospice Center in West Chester.
Born in Quarryville, Pa., he was the son of the late William and Beulah Callahan Bowers.
A U.S. Army veteran, Bill served until he was honorably discharged in 1963.
He was employed by the former Lukens Steel Company for over 30 years.
Bill enjoyed fishing and classic automobiles.
He is survived by seven daughters, Michelle Styer, Sonya (John) Lindsey, Regina Gaffney and Anitra (Mark) Hicks all of Coatesville, Dorinda Bowers of West Chester, Carla Bowers of Downingtown and Carmen (Kenneth) Glover of Maryland; three sons, Nelson (Yvonne) Bowers, Jr. of New Castle, Del., Michael (Dorothy) Bowers of Coatesville and Ryan Boddy of Lebanon, Pa.; one sister, Loretta Bassette of Bear, Del.; two brothers, Allen Bowers of Chandler, Ariz., Bishop Paul Bowers of Cincinnati, Ohio; 18 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; former spouse, Lola Bowers of Downingtown; and a host of other relatives.
He was preceded in death by six brothers, W.F. Bowers, Grant Bowers, Lindsey Bowers, Vance Bowers, Raleigh Bowers and Dallas Bowers; one sister, Lenna Maxwell.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7th, at Greater Works Ministries, 553 Rosedale Road, Kennett Square with a viewing beginning at 9 a.m.
Burial will be in the Rolling Green Memorial Park in West Chester.
Arrangements are being handled by Wright Funeral & Cremation Services,

Funeral Home

Wright Funeral & Cremation Services
725 Merchant St Coatesville, PA 19320
(610) 384-0341
Published in Daily Local News on Dec. 7, 2013