LIMA — Mr. James Boyd Bowers, age 83, passed from this life on Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at approximately 7:21 a.m. at St. Rita's Medical Center.
Mr. Bowers was born on January 17, 1931 in Clarksville, Tennessee, to the union of Ulysses and Joanna Bowers, both parents preceded him in death.
Mr. Bowers was married to Nancy Henson Bowers who survives in Lima. He worked as a carpenter and was a Veteran of the United States Army.
Besides his wife Nancy, he leaves to cherish his memory, four sons; Grant Bowers and Sammy Bowers both of Lima. Hank Henson of Kokomo, IN and John K. Cruse of Indiana. A daughter; Amy Jones-Green (Robert) of Pendleton, IN. An adopted daughter: Ann Forney of Frankfort, IN. Two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Two brothers; Estes Bowers of Forrest, IN and Paul Bowers of South Bend, IN. A sister; Ruth Romestrup of Frankfort, IN. A brother-in-law; Rev. Louis Smith of Frankford, IN. A special son; Derry Glenn (Judy) of Lima. A host of nieces, nephews other relatives ad friends.
He was preceded in death by a brother; Hugh L. Bowers and two sisters; Mildred D. Smith and Judy A. Jones.
Services will be held Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Jones-Clark Funeral Home, Inc., with Rev. Louis Smith officiating. Visitation/wake services will be held on Monday, April 28, 2014 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. with the family present from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Arrangements entrusted to: Jones-Clark Funeral Home, Inc.
Condolences can be send to: Jonesclarkfuneralhome.com