VIRGIL BOWERS(1926 - 2012)

Virgil L. Bowers

LANCASTER: Virgil L. Bowers, 86, of Lancaster passed away July 13, 2012 at Fairfield Medical Center. He was born on January 7, 1926 in Fairfield County, Ohio to the late LeRoy and Edna (Cupp) Bowers. Virgil retired in 1986 from Anchor Hocking. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles #2120, and was an avid bowler, camper, and a fan of the Cleveland Indians, Cleveland Browns, and Ohio State. Virgil enjoyed being with his family, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

Virgil leaves behind his loving and devoted wife, Patricia (Koontz) Bowers of Lancaster; Sons, Robert (Karen) Bowers of Lancaster, and Frederick (Emmalee) Bowers of Rushville; Sisters, Margie Clark, Esther Cannon, and Rosemary Garrett; Brother, Donald (Carol) Bowers; six grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

Virgil is preceded in death by Parents; Sister, Pauline Hanna; Brother, Carl Bowers; and Grandson, Chad Everrett Bowers.

Family will receive friends on Monday from 5:00 - 8:00 P.M. at the SHERIDAN FUNERAL HOME. A Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, July 17, 2012 at 10:00 A.M. at SHERIDAN FUNERAL HOME. Interment will follow in Floral Hills Memory Gardens. To send an online condolence and sign the guestbook, please visit and click obituaries.

Funeral Home

Sheridan Funeral Home - Lancaster
222 South Columbus Street Lancaster, OH 43130
(740) 653-4633

Published in the Lancaster Eagle-Gazette on July 14, 2012