|Birth: ||Dec. 8, 1940|
|Death: ||Aug. 12, 2006|
Father: William Harvey BOWERS
Mother: Ellen Louise NUNNALLY
Bob Bowers, 65, an educator, left this life Saturday, Aug. 12, 2006, following a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer.
Memorial service will be 10 a.m. Wednesday in Arlington Funeral Home Chapel.
Bob Bowers was born Dec. 8, 1940, in Levelland, to Harvey and Ellen Bowers and was the grandson of Levelland pioneers, Thomas Wilson and Ida Jane Bowers.
Bowers, who was elected the first Mr. Levelland High School, graduated in 1959, attended South Plains College, and received his B.A. and M.A. degrees from Eastern New Mexico University. An educator, he taught secondary and post secondary school in Texas, New Mexico and San Francisco, Calif. In addition to teaching, Bob was the Vice President of Mesa Tech College in Tucumcari, N.M. for over ten years.
Bowers also pursued a career as an actor and director and he wrote plays which were produced nationwide.
His later years were centered on art and he sculpted several fine art bronzes.
Survivors are his brothers, Bill Bowers of Artesia, N.M., Larry Bowers and wife Betty of Gordonville, and Gerald Bowers and wife Connie of Arlington; sisters, Judy Jones and husband David and Olga McMurry all of Arlington; nephews, Jay Jones and wife Christina, TyDon Bowers, Vance McMurry and wife Angela, Jon Bowers and wife Jennifer and Justin Bowers; nieces, Carla Kirkpatrick and husband Clendon, Kathy Lunsford, Kim Richburg, Amy Kamp and husband Taylor, Janea Hasset and husband Danny, Amanda Schnable and Lauren Bowers; aunt and wife of deceased uncle (Rayford Bowers), Nelda Bowers; several cousins; many great-nieces and nephews located throughout the country; and beloved friends, Joe and Freda Provence of Plainview who will be officiating the funeral.
William Harvey Bowers (1908 - 1973)
Ellen Louise Nunnally Bowers (1920 - 1995)
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