BOWERS, ALFRED G., 88 of Sterling, VA, passed away June 15, 2017.

Alfred was born July 18, 1928, in Akron, OH, to the late Alfred and Harriet (Dunlap) Bowers. He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Barbara, son Duane Bowers (Sterling Wilde), Reston VA, daughter Janet Bowers, East Fallowfield, PA, and sister Frances Sessions, Mentor, OH. Alfred was preceded in death by his brothers Roger Bowers (Cuyahoga Falls, OH) and Nelson Bowers (Sebring, FL). Alfred graduated from Hudson High School, received his Bachelor's Degree from Ohio Christian University and Master's Degree from Univ. of So. California. He served in the U.S. Army in Japan and in the Korean War. He worked for Ford Motor Co. and the U.S. Department of Transportation. After retiring with his wife to Albuquerque, NM, he volunteered for the U.S. Bureau of Land Management. He was a 50 year member of the Grand Lodge of Masons of Ohio.

Inurnment with family will be at Oakwood Cemetery. A memorial service will be held July 8, 2017, 3:00pm at Northampton Bible Church, 333 W. Steels Corners Rd, Cuyahoga Falls, OH. In appreciation of the care provided by the Adler Center hospice staff, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Adler Center for Caring, 24419 Millstream Dr., Aldie, VA 20105.

(HH 7-2-17)