Ronald Dewayne Bowers was born the son of Marvin John Bowers and Beulah Irene (Brazel) Bowers on August 23, 1959 in Peoria, Illinois and departed this life August 11, 2013 at his home in Thayer, Missouri, at the age of 53 years.
He is survived by one son, Ronald Dewayne Bowers, Jr. of Thayer, Missouri; one daughter, Crystal Ann Poulette of Thayer, Missouri; one step-daughter, Stacy Ann Felton and husband, Eddie of Ash Flat, Arkansas; five grandchildren, Dakota Poulette, Dillon Poulette, Dalton Poulette, Ronald Dewayne Bowers III, and Madison Nicole Bowers; one sister, Debra Bumbalough and husband, Dennis of Pekin, Illinois, and Darrel Bowers of Moberly, Missouri; one son-in-law, Bevan Poulette; several nieces, nephews, other relatives, and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Marvin and Beulah Bowers; one grandson, Devon Poulette; three brothers, Gary Gene Bowers, David Lynn Bowers, and Larry DeanBowers.
Ronnie was a carpenter and worked several years in home construction and remodeling.
He was a generous man of faith who would offer a helping hand when it was needed, often times opening his own home to someone in need of a place to stay. He enjoyed the company of his family and friends but, especially loved spending time with his grandchildren.
He will be remembered as a loving father, brother, and Pa Pa, and will truly be missed by his family and many friends.
Funeral Services for Mr. Bowers will be Thursday, August 15, 2013 at 2:00 PM at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer, Missouri with Brother Wayne Hurst officiating.
The family will receive friends at the Funeral Home in Thayer on Thursday from 12:00 noon until service time.
Burial will be in the Walker Cemetery near Thayer, Missouri.