Raleigh Co, WV

Obituaries for the Bowers Family

Joe B. Bowers

COTTLE - Joe Bill Bowers, 64, of Nicholas County, died Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2001, in Raleigh General Hospital, Beckley. Born Oct. 24, 1936, in Widen, Clay County, he was the son of Jean Dandy of Richmond, Ky., and the late Cecil Bowers. Mr. Bowers was a Baptist, a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, and was a former member of the National Guard. He was a retired coal operator and a cross-country truck driver, and was president of J.B. Salvage and Supply Co., Cottle. He was preceded in death by a son, Joe Bill Bowers Jr., in 1970. Other survivors include three daughters, Donna Meadows of Mount Nebo, Sharon Curry of Tioga and Debrah Petti of Daniels; a brother, Ronald Bowers of Waterloo, Iowa; and six grandchildren, Jordan Tully, Heather Curry, Taylor Tully, Joseph Canfield, Steven Canfield and Aaron Canfield. Service will be 2 p.m. Friday at White Funeral Home, Craigsville, with the Rev. Lee Drennen officiating. Burial will follow in West Virginia Memorial Gardens, Calvin. Friends may call 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Arrangements by White Funeral Home, Craigsville.



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