He was preceded in death by his wives, Rita Roach Bowmer and Nancy Adams Blakey Bowmer; by four sisters: Betty Jean Bowmer, Wanetta Rakes, Virginia Douglas and Irene Jenkins; and by two brothers, Junior Bowmer and Elmer Bowmer.
He is survived by three sisters: Betty Wheeler and Barbara Pevley, both of Junction City and by Mildred Northern of IN; and nieces and nephews.
Services will be at 11 am, Thursday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by Bro. Wendell Douglas with burial in South Fork Cemetery. Visitation is 5:30-8:30 pm, Wednesday at the funeral home.