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Nelson W. Bowers

March 4, 2015

Nelson W. Bowers



BOWERS, NELSON W., 88 of Sebring, FL, passed away Wednesday, March 4th, 2015. Nelson was born in Cuyahoga Falls, OH, son of the late, Alfred and Harriett (Dunlap) Bowers. He was a retired Senior Chief Petty Officer with the U.S. Navy from 1944-1973. He received his BA degree from University of West Florida, Pensacola, FL and his Masters from University of South Florida. Nelson was an Industrial Arts Instructor at Sebring Middle School (1977-1987). A member of the Genealogical Society and the local Computer Club. Nelson was preceded in death by a son, David Bowers and a brother, Roger Bowers. He is survived by his loving family, wife of 62 years, Florence, Sebring and sons, Martin (Sandra Lazotte) Bowers, Tamarac, FL, Scott (Caryn) Bowers, Altamonte, Springs, FL and Tim (Maleah) Bowers, Sebring; daughter-in-law, Midge Bowers, Durham, NC; brother, Alfred (Barbara) Bowers, Sterling, VA; sister, Frances Sessions, Mentor, OH; grandchildren, Ashleigh Bowers, Savannah, GA, Christian Bowers, Atlanta, Ga, Kylie Bowers and Colby Bowers both of Sebring. Visitation 3-4 pm, Sunday at Morris Funeral Chapel with a service to follow at 4:00 pm with Douglas Beavers officiating. Military Honors on Tuesday, 1:30 pm at Sarasota National Cemetery. Memorials are requested to any charity of ones choice.

Condolences or Life Stories may be expressed in his Guestbook. Morris Funeral Chapel, Sebring, Fl.






Preceded In Death By Alfred Bowers, Father
Harriett (Dunlap) Bowers, Mother
David Bowers, Son
Roger Bowers, Brother

Survived By

Florence, Wife
Martin (Sandra Lazotte) Bowers, Son
Scott (Caryn) Bowers, Son
Tim (Maleah) Bowers, Son
Midge Bowers, Daughter-In-Law
Alfred (Barbara) Bowers, Brother
Frances Sessions, Sister
Ashleigh Bowers, Granddaughter
Christian Bowers, Grandson
Kylie Bowers, Granddaughter
Colby Bowers, Grandson

Facts

Place Of Birth: Cuyahoga Falls, OH
Place Of Death: Sebring, FL
Date Of Death: March 4, 2015
Served in the United States Navy.

Services

Visitation 3-4 pm, Sunday at
Morris Funeral Chapel with a service
to follow at 4:00 pm with
Douglas Beavers officiating.
Military Honors on Tuesday, 1:30 pm
at Sarasota National Cemetery.

03/05/2015 - Art Majer

My life was greatly enriched, because you passed thru it. Thanks for the memories!
I'll miss you bud!
Art

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03/06/2015 - Kathy and Mike Turner

Our deepest condolences to you and your family. You are in our prayers

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03/06/2015 - Midge Bowers

Feeling blessed to be a part of this wonderful family and share the Bowers name. We will miss you Dad B/Grandpa. With love, Midge, Ashleigh and Christian

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03/07/2015 - Claudia And Marvin Johns

We are thinking about you with our hearts and remembering you in our prayers. With Sympathy and Love.

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