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Robert “Bobby” Ward Bowers, Jr.

Date of Death: December 9, 2016
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Amherst Chapel
1600 Amherst Street
Winchester, VA 22601
Friday 12/16, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Amherst Chapel
1600 Amherst Street
Winchester, VA 22601
Saturday 12/17, 2:00 pm

To follow the service at
Omps Reception Center
Omps Amherst Chapel

Mount Hebron Cemetery
305 E. Boscawen Street
Winchester, VA 22601
Friday 12/16

Will be a private family interment.

Robert Ward “Bobby” Bowers, Jr., 88, of Winchester, Virginia, died December 9, 2016, at his residence. Mr. Bowers was born in 1928, in Winchester, VA, the son of the late Mary D. and Robert Ward Bowers, Sr. He was a veteran having served with the United States Navy from 1946 to 1948. Bobby was employedContinue Reading

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Larry& Betsy Whitehead left a message on December 17, 2016:
We are very sorry to hear about Bobby passing he was a great person we hope the best for you. We could not get to the viewing Please know we are thinking of you. Larry and Betsy Whitehead
Ed Hill left a message on December 16, 2016:
Was very sorry to hear of Bobby's passing. He was a much better friend to me than I was to him, especially lately. I always meant to stop by to visit when I would hear of someone we both knew when we were at Perry Engineering. I just never made the time, something I will always regret. He had many friends and I was very lucky to be one of them. I don't know of anyone who ever had a bad word for Bobby Bowers. No matter where he went he always knew someone, or they knew him. He had some great stories, especially about JP and what a great judge of timber he was. What a character. Bobby had a great family. They invited Sandy, Amy and me to spend a week at the Outer Banks with them in the Lamplighter Cottages in Kill Devil Hills back in 1978 - our first time there, and we've been going back to the Outer Banks pretty much every year since. There's much more I could say but this is getting pretty wordy. Suffice it to say Bobby was a great friend who was always willing to help you anyway he could. He will be missed.
Joanne Wolfe left a message on December 15, 2016:
I'm so sorry to learn of Bob's passing. I never met Bob that he wasn't smiling or had something witty to say. He was always a gentleman and friendly fellow. He will be missed by so many. Sincere sympathy to the family.
Elaine Knight left a message on December 14, 2016:
I'm so very sorry for your loss. Always enjoyed seeing and talking with Bob. He always had that smile that was contagious and would tell jokes. He is greatly missed here.
Joey and Shayna Casada left a message on December 13, 2016:
To Pat and family, Shayna and I were very saddened to hear the news of Bobby's passing. Bobby was one on the most genuine, kind and funny people I have ever had the pleasure of meeting and honor of working with. He will not be forgotten! Please accept our condolences and know that our thoughts and prayers are with you. Joey and Shayna Casada
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Doug Legge left a message on December 13, 2016:
Bobby was one of the friendliest people that I have ever known. He had a captivating smile and was always ready to hear or tell a few jokes.
Ruth (Kathy) Whirley left a message on December 13, 2016:
Kathy, I am so sorry for the lost of your father. I know the pain as I also lost my father in December. Prayers for you and your family.
Joan Aylor left a message on December 12, 2016:
You and your family are in our thoughts at this difficult time. I got to know Bobby while working at Perry Engineering. Little did I know at the time that I would soon meet the woman that he was about to marry when I started working at Old Dominion Savings & Loan! A true gentleman. Joan and Bobby Aylor
Omps Funeral Home left a message:
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