MSgt. Daniel Lee Bowers (USAF, Ret.), 59, of Limeton, VA, died on Thursday, January 3, 2013, at Blue Ridge Hospice Residential Center in Winchester.
A memorial service will be held on Monday, January 7, 2013, at 2:00 p.m. at Maddox Funeral Home conducted by Pastor Sherry Waddell.
Daniel was born July 9, 1953 in Woodstock, VA, son of Earl Daniel Bowers and Carolyn Reedy Bowers of Limeton, VA. He was a graduate of Warren County High School Class of 1971. After high school, Daniel joined the U.S. Air Force
and retired in 1991, and then began a career as a delivery driver for United Parcel Service in Chantilly, VA.
Surviving along with his parents are his wife, Evelyn Bowers of Limeton; two children, Daniel Lee Bowers, II and spouse Ginger Lynch and Melissa Bowers and spouse John Morris, all of Limeton; two sisters, Tancy Seal and husband Gary of Bentonville and Lori Bowers Fox of Limeton; two brothers, Thomas Bowers and wife Lori and Dennis Bowers and wife Ellen, all of Front Royal; and five grandchildren Michael, James, Danny, III, Jasmine, and Billy.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, James Earl Bowers and Clara Carper Bowers.
The family received friends on Sunday from 7:00-9:00 p.m. at Maddox Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that memorial contributions may be made in memory of Daniel to Limeton United Methodist Church, c/o Sue McIntosh, P.O. Box 170, Bentonville, VA 22610 or donations of plants for a memorial garden may be sent to the Bowers' home.
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