Larry Bowers

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Larry Franklin "Possum" Bowers, 73, of Taneytown, Maryland died unexpectedly on Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at Gettysburg Hospital in Gettysburg, PA. Born October 5, 1941 in Hanover, PA, he was the son of the late Leonard and Mary V. Rodkey Bowers. He was the husband of Loretta Long Bowers, to whom he was married for 53 years. Larry worked for The Bowers Company near Littlestown, PA for more than 35 years. He was an active and honorary member of the Harney Volunteer Fire Company and was a social member of Harney VFW Post 6918. He enjoyed helping with all Fire Company activities, and helping his children and grandchildren. He loved spending time with his family. Surviving in addition to his wife are children, Lynn Trankley, Leonard Bowers and wife Lori, Lisa Sowers and husband Jeff, Lee Bowers and wife Beth, and Laurie Bowers, all of Taneytown; sister, Linda Storey and husband Jim of Taneytown; grandchildren, Jay, Amanda and husband Brian, Nikki, Emily, Ashley, Bryan, Kendall, and Madelyn; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by granddaughter, Lindsey, and son-in-law, Robert Trankley. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, May 29, 2015 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 44 Frederick St, Taneytown, MD, with Monsignor Martin E. Feild officiating. Interment will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery. The family will receive friends 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Myers-Durboraw Funeral Home, 210 W. Main St., Emmitsburg, MD. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Harney Volunteer Fire Company, 5130 Harney Rd, Taneytown, MD, 21787, or to St. Joseph Catholic Church, 44 Frederick St, Taneytown, MD, 21787.



Funeral Home
Myers-Durboraw Funeral Home - Emmitsburg
210 West Main Street P.O Box 308
Emmitsburg, MD 21727
410-848-3933
Published in Carroll County Times on May 27, 2015
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