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Mr. Bobby Gene  Bowers, Sr.

Obituary for Mr. Bobby Gene Bowers, Sr.

September 2, 1932 - March 26, 2021
Murray, Kentucky | Age 88


Mr. Bobby Gene Bowers, Sr., age 88, of Murray, Kentucky, died on Friday, March 26, 2021, at the Mayfield Health & Rehab in Mayfield, Kentucky.

Mr. Bowers was born on September 2, 1932, in Thayer, Missouri to the late Andrew Bowers and William Susie (Spain) Bowers. Mr. Bowers retired after 60 years of being a self employed over the road truck driver. He was a member of the Emmanuel Baptist Church. He was an Army Veteran who served in the Korean War and later served in the United States Air Force.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara (Peckenpaugh) Bowers; five sisters; four brothers; as well as two granddaughters, Joanna Hope Bowers and Joyce Ann Burgess.

Survivors include three daughters, Debbie Sowell and husband Mike of Hopkinsville, Kentucky, Ella Burgess and husband Tommy of Murray, Kentucky, and Donna Weigel and husband Kurt of Murray, Kentucky; two sons, Steven Bowers and wife Ilayna of Crofton, Kentucky and Bobby Gene Bowers, Jr. and wife Cheryl of Princeton, Kentucky; 11 grandchildren, RJ Sargent, Alisha Turner, Toby Burgess, Anna McKenty, Joey Burgess, Stacy Jobe, Nerissa Bowers, Isaac Bowers, Hannah Bowers, Lauren Bowers, and Samuel Bowers; as well as 18 great-grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m., on Tuesday, March 30, 2021, at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home & Cremation Services with Bro. Delaino Blazer officiating. Burial will follow in the Elm Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., on Tuesday, March 30, 2021, at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home & Cremation Services.

Expressions of sympathy can be made to the New Pathways for Children, P.O. Box 10, Melber, Kentucky 42069-0010.

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201 S. 3rd Street
Murray, KY 42071
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