William "Bill" Earl Bowers
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William "Bill" Earl Bowers, 72, widower of Barbara Norton Bowers, died Tuesday, January 22, 2013 surrounded by his family and loved ones.
Born in Greenville, he was a son of the late Vannoy G. and Lizzie Mae Green Bowers.
Mr. Bowers was retired from Hoechst Celanese and was a member of Life Springs Church in Boiling Springs.
Surviving are three daughters, Tammie Starling of Charlotte, NC, Tonya Grimes of Greer and Tammy Wilson of Greenville; three sons, Timothy Bowers of Greenville, Michael Bowers of Ohio and Roger McDowell of Charlotte, NC; a sister, Pat McClain of Piedmont; and a number of grandchildren and great grandchildren.
In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by a son, James "Jimmy" Lewis Bowers; one brother; and two sisters.
Visitation will be held Sunday, January 27, 2013 from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Downtown. The funeral service will be held Monday, January 28, 2013 at 1:30 p.m. in the downtown chapel. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Memorial Park.
Memorials may be made to the
, 3535 Pelham Road, Suite 101, Greenville, SC 29615.
The family will be at the home of his son, Timothy Bowers, 7 Hoyt Street, Greenville.
Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.thomasmcafee.com.
Published in The Greenville News on Jan. 26, 2013