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Samuel Leonard Bowers
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Birth: Jun. 21, 1921
East Liverpool
Columbiana County
Ohio, USA
Death: Jun. 6, 2009
East Liverpool
Columbiana County
Ohio, USA

OBITUARY: East Liverpool Review, East Liverpool, Columbiana Co., OH, Sunday, 07 Jun 2009, pg. 5-A.

East Liverpool- Samuel Leonard "Len" Bowers, 87 of Etruria Street, East Liverpool, died on Saturday, June 6, 2009 at the Nentwick Convalescent Center following a brief illness. He was born in East Liverpool on June 21, 1921, a son of the late Samuel Francis and Georgetta (Allison) Bowers. Living his entire life in this area, he drove truck for Yelp Services for 17 years before retiring. He was a 1941 graduate of East Liverpool High School and a member of St. Stephens Episcopal Church. Serving with the US Navy, Len was a veteran of World War II, Korea and Vietnam. He was a life member of the VFW Post 66, American Legion Post 374, DAV John W. Covert Chapter 47, US Naval Institute, USS Forrestal Association and the Tin Can Sailors. Len was also active with the Tri State Burial Group. He was a Car Barn Heathen, a Mason with the Riddle and Blue Lodge as well as Scottish Rite, Valley of Steubenville. His wife, Ruth Ann (Johnson) Bowers survives him at home. They were married on March 4, 1978. Three daughters: Carolyn Moore and her husband, Butch of Chester, WV, Jane Ann Russell and her husband, Dave of East Liverpool and Debra Wilson and her husband, Jeff of East Liverpool; one stepson: James Biro of East Liverpool; three stepdaughters: Penny Sue Tennant and her husband, Richard of Brave, PA, Candy Lynn Biro of East Liverpool and Teresa Ann Brown of Pittsburgh, PA; one brother: Virgil Brooks of Florida; one sister: Barbara Shestina of Cleveland, OH; one brother-in-law: John F. "Jack" Johnson of East Liverpool; twelve grandchildren: Melissa Cheuvront and her husband, Tom, Bryan Moore, Dennis Russell, Jason Russell and Josh Russell, David Bowers, Mary Reed, Amie Forbes, Jeffry Wilson, Ryan Wilson, Cory Wilson and Destiny Wilson; six step-grandchildren: Angela Costella, Brandi Wolfe, Terri Haney, Tabitha Cehrs, Joanna Cehrs-Stevens and Samuel Brown as well as eighteen great-grandchildren and six step-great-grandchildren survives him. Besides his parents, three sons: Charles F. Bowers, Steven Leonard Bowers and David Bruce Bowers; one brother: Ernie Brooks and one sister: Loretta Cubberly preceded him in death. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 9, 2009, at the Calcutta Chapel of the Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Homes. Burial will follow in Spring Grove Cemetery where the Tri State Burial Group will accord military honors. The family will be present to receive friends from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Monday, June 8, 2009, at the funeral home in Calcutta. Family & friends may view this obituary, sign the guestbook or send condolences online at www.altmeyer.com.

Allison lineage back to Thomas Allanson, English extraction, London.

Thomas Allanson/Mary Roberts
Charles Allanson/ ? Posey
Thomas Allison/Barbary Burch
Charles Allison/Barbara Moore
James Allison/Nancy ?
Thomas Allison/Mary Bailey
Robert B. Allison/Blanche Wilcoxen
John Wilcoxen Allison/Margaret Ellen Jackson
George Alexander Allison/Alice Melissa Boyd
Georgetta Allison/Sameul Francis Bowers
Samuel Leonard Bowers 
 
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 Parents:
  Samuel Francis Bowers (1896 - 1924)
  Georgetta Allison Brooks (1895 - 1968)
 
 Children:
  Charles Francis Bowers (1950 - 2009)*
  David Bruce Bowers (1957 - 1989)*
 
 Sibling:
  Samuel Leonard Bowers (1921 - 2009)
  Herbert Thomas Brooks (1933 - 1933)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Spring Grove Cemetery
East Liverpool
Columbiana County
Ohio, USA
 
Created by: George Alexander Allison...
Record added: Jun 07, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 38022570
Samuel Leonard Bowers
Added by: George Alexander Allison, Jr.
 
Samuel Leonard Bowers
Added by: George Alexander Allison, Jr.
 
Samuel Leonard Bowers
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- George Alexander Allison, Jr.
 Added: Jun. 7, 2009
Thanks for all the help, Cousin Leonard. Your war stories were informative and educational.
- George Alexander Allison, Jr.
 Added: Jun. 7, 2009
 
 
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