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Stephen W. Bowers

December 23, 1954 ~ January 20, 2018 (age 63)

Stephen W. Bowers, 63, passed away at home surrounded by family and loved ones January 20, 2018 after a courageous battle with cancer.  A Gathering of Friends and Family will be 2:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M. Saturday May 12 at Pierce-Jefferson Funeral Chapel.  There will a be a time of service and remembrance at 2:30 P.M.   

Steve was born December 23, 1954 to the late Joseph Stanton Bowers, Sr. and Virginia Irene Knight Bowers.   He was the third youngest of seven children that were raised in Kennesaw, Georgia.  He was in the marching band at North Cobb High School, which he graduated from in 1972.  His lifelong love for swimming started at the local country club at an early age.  He was married to Deborah Jean Klein, together they raised their son, Jason, in North Carolina.  Steve was a computer programmer for Market America.  

Steve was an avid musician and outdoorsman. He enjoyed all things trains, travelling, and music.    He was known for his contagious laughter, positive outlook, and warm heart.  Steve had many loves in life, especially his four Granddaughters and son’s service as a Master Sergeant in the United States Air Force. 

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his brother, John Bowers.

Survivors include the love of his life, Janet Foushee of the home; son, Jason Ryan Bowers; daughter, Jan Burge; granddaughters, Makenzy Bowers, Isabella Bowers, Aundrea Bowers, and Laurin Burge; sisters, Glenda Bell and Diane Clark; brothers, Joe Bowers and Addie, Greg Bowers and Lily, and George Bowers; sister-in-law, Barbara Bowers; nieces, Tessa Bowers and Brittany Fickling; nephews, Joey Bowers and Scott Bowers, and many extended family and friends.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center and Kate B. Reynolds Hospice and Pallative Care.

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