Robert L. "Bobby" Bowers

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Robert Leroy "Bobby" Bowers, 79, of Taneytown died Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, at home. 

Born Oct. 14, 1934, in Taneytown, he was the son of the late Monroe and Isabelle Rinehart Bowers. He was the husband of Arlene Ahn Bowers, his wife of nearly 54 years.

He was a bulldozer operator and the co-owner of the Bowers Company in Littlestown.

He enjoyed woodworking and his work in excavating. In his younger years, he enjoyed playing baseball and served as assistant scoutmaster of the Boy Scout Troop in Taneytown.

He enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.

Surviving, in addition to his wife, are a son, Randall Bowers, of Taneytown; a brother, Jackie Bowers, of Taneytown; grandchildren Sarena and Jared Bowers; three nieces; and one nephew.

He was predeceased by a son, Robert Leroy Bowers Jr.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Myers-Durboraw Funeral Home, 136 E. Baltimore St., Taneytown.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Anne Durboraw officiating. Inurnment will follow at Mount Tabor Cemetery in Rocky Ridge.

Memorial contributions may be sent to CHANGE Inc., 115 Stoner Ave., Westminster, MD 21157.

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136 E Baltimore Street
Taneytown, MD 21787
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Published in Carroll County Times from Jan. 9 to Jan. 10, 2014