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Charles Raymond Bower

Bassett, Virginia

Jan 15, 1936 – Jun 28, 2020


January 15, 1936
June 28, 2020
Bassett, Virginia


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Bassett Funeral Service - Bassett Obituary

Charles R. Bower, 84, of Bassett, passed away peacefully of natural causes in his home on Sunday, June 28, 2020.  He was born on January 15, 1936 in Blackberry to the late Jesse and Lula Bower.  In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his brothers, Herman, Tom, Ernest and Irvin Bower and a sister Mary Alcorn.

Charles enjoyed playing bluegrass music with his friends, making wood working crafts and making furniture for his home.  He was a barber and proprietor of Community Barber Shop for 57 years. 

Left to cherish his memory are, his loving wife of 64 years, Virginia H. Bower; sons, Jeffrey, Joel, Tony and Tracy; daughter Tammy; 8 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and friends.

Due to the governor’s requirements for Covid-19, a face covering is required and social distancing is to be observed while visiting at the funeral home.

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Dillon Insurance Agency extends our sympathy to the family of Charles Bower.

Rest in peace, Charlie. You are a good man and a good friend and I enjoyed playing music with you all those years at Billy's Flea Market and at the Floyd Country Store. My thoughts and prayers are with you Virginia and the rest of your family......R.B. Hundley

Our deepest sympathy to the family. Wayne and Kathy Handy

Our thoughts and prayers are with all the friends and family.