February 16, 1941 - February 5, 2015
Tuesday, February 10, 2015 10:00 AM Vernon Funeral Home
Monday, February 9, 2015 from 4:00 PM-7:00 PM at Vernon Funeral Home
David Michael Bowers, 73 of Urbana, passed away, Thursday, February 05, 2015 in his home with his wife by his side.
He was born February 16, 1941 in Lima, Ohio. He was a 1959 graduate of Urbana High School. He received his college degree from Wittenberg University and then obtained his Master’s Degree in Business from Xavier University. David retired in 2003 as the Director of Transportation for Veolia Environmental in Huber Heights, Ohio. He was a member of the American Legion, VFW and Moose all of Urbana.
Over the years David had several corvettes including his 2000 Corvette that he enjoyed showing. He also enjoyed hunting with his numerous buddies every fall.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Virginia Ann “Ginny” (Vanscoy) Bowers, his sons, Michael David (Jennifer) Bowers Marysville, Ohio and Douglas Duane Bowers of West Jefferson, Ohio, three grandsons, Nicholas Clark, Noah Michael & Max Douglas; brother and sister-in-law, John (Debra) Vanscoy of New Carlisle and Sue (Ray) Dill of Urbana, his cousins, John and Rita Bowers of Hilliard, Ohio.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Russell and Mary (Corwin) Bowers and his father & mother-in-law, Victor and Thelma Vanscoy.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 4-7 p.m. on Monday, February 9, 2015 in the VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Urbana. Funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 10, 2015 with Rev. David VanHoose officiating. Burial will follow in OakDale Cemetery, Urbana. Memorial contributions are requested to Urbana Paramedic Fund, Box 637, Urbana, Ohio 43078.
I was saddened to hear of Mr. Bowers passing. I thoroughly enjoyed meeting you at the hospital. I know that he loved his family dearly. You remain in my thoughts and prayers.
It is so sad to read that Mr. Bowers has passed away in death. May your memories of him as well as a hope of being reunited one day – John 5:28, 29 – bring you the peace and comfort you need at this time.