Roy L. Bowers, 78, of Belpre, Ohio, died at 11:15 p.m. Sunday, April 3, 2016 in Mason, Ohio.
Roy was born May 4, 1937, in Hebron, the son of the late Ernest and Marie Snider Bowers.
He was a 1955 graduate of Hebron High School and a peace time U.S. Army veteran. Roy retired from Kaiser in Belpre in 2002. He was a member of Friendship Ridge Christian Fellowship Church in Belpre.
Roy is survived by his daughter, Jennifer (Al) Ducker of Mason, Ohio; two granddaughters, Alexandra and Taylor Ducker; two brothers, Billy (Ruby) Bowers and Ed Bowers; one sister, Joyce (Leland) Williams; a sister-in-law, Marilyn Bowers; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 41 years, Lois Ann Bowers, who died March 13, 2003; two infant children, Tracie Diane and Jeffrey L. Bowers; and siblings, Velma Nethers, Helen Nauer and Bob Bowers.
Friends and family may call from 4-7 p.m. Thursday, April 7, 2016, at the Bope-Thomas Funeral Home, 203 S. Columbus St., Somerset, where services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, April 8, 2016. Burial will follow in Highland Cemetery, Glenford.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Cincinnati, P.O. Box 633597, Cincinnati, Ohio 45263.