David L. Bowers, 83, of Front Royal, Virginia died on July 5, 2019 at Warren Memorial Hospital in Front Royal.
A Graveside service will be held on July 8, 2019 at 1:00 P.M. at Prospect Hill Cemetery.
Mr. Bowers was born in Berkeley County West Virginia on September 14, 1935 to the late William Burton Bowers and Alma Eversole Bowers. He was also preceded in death by grandson, Johnny Evans, son in law, Owen “Chip” Partlowe Jr., brother, Ronald Bowers, sisters Louise Friski and Margaret “Peggy” Hinson.
Survivors include his wife Barbara Grove Bowers; son, Jeffrey David Bowers (Robin); Three Daughters, Kimberley “Gigi” Lockhart (Steve), Jennifer Partlowe and Michelle Williams (Glenn) all of Front Royal, his sisters, Elizabeth Pingley of Baker, West Virginia and Rebecca McLachan of Indio, California; his brother, William Bowers of Sunlake, Arizona, his grandchildren David, Jarrod, Katelyn, Amy, Stephanie, Grayson, Paige, Bret, Ian and Mia and his Great Grandchildren, Jayna, Harleigh, Cassidy, Riot, Cyrus, Carson, Weston and Gianna.
Mr. Bowers was a member of the Front Royal Presbyterian Church since 1949. He graduated from Warren County High School and took a post graduate course at Randolph Macon Academy with a diploma and attended the University of Maryland. He served in the US Army from June 1958- June 1960 and was honorably discharged as a specialist 4th class. He started in the electrical trade in June 1955 and retired in 1995 from the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers after 40 years. He was a 32nd degree Scottish Rite Master Mason of Unity Lodge AF and AM Front Royal.
Pallbearers will be his grandsons, David Bowers, Jarrod Bowers, Grayson Partlowe, Bret Partlowe, Ian Evans, and nephew, David Pingley.
Honorary pallbearers are Phil Wine, Lynwood Athey, Jr. Henry, Ward Myers, Bruce Wines, Sonny Myers, Paul Hunt and Butch Ramos.
Memorial Contributions can be made to the Diabetes and Kidney Foundation.