Funeral services for Robert Bowers will be held Saturday, Aug. 22, at 1 p.m. at Smith Chapel Primitive Baptist Church, 620 MLK St. in Wortham. Visitation will be held from noon to 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 21, at Pearly Gates Funeral Home. Dr. Ronald K. Redmond Sr. will officiate, and Minister Jason Forge will serve as eulogist.
Robert Dana Bowers was born Sept. 23, 1948 in Seattle, Wash., to Robert F. Bowers and Rachael Wynell Bowers. He went to be with the Lord on Monday, Aug. 17, 2015 at his home.
Robert graduated from Irving public schools in Irving. After graduating, he joined the Army on Sept. 26, 1967. Robert met and married the love of his life, Jewell Dean Butcher, on Dec. 11, 1995. His hobbies were traveling, golf, being with his nephews, and playing Ballard, at VFW.
His parents and stepfather, Robert Ruzzamenti, preceded him in death.