He was born April 8, 1920 in Uhrichsville, to the late Cletus A. Bower, and the late Myrtle M (Gatchell) Bower.
He is preceded in death by his wife Betty (Warner) Bower, his first wife Lucye (Howard) Bower; a sister Betty L. Bower, and a brother Cletus A. Bower.
A graveside service with a military committal will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, July 15, 2011 in Union Cemetery at Uhrichsville.
R.K. Lindsey Funeral Home, Inc. in charge of arrangements.
A full obituary will appear in the April 9 print edition of the Harrison News-Herald.