Lloyd Hershel Bowers, 80, of Upper Tract passed unexpectedly July 25, 2022, at Grant Memorial Hospital in Petersburg.
He was born Oct. 21, 1941, to the late Carlie McRoy and Susie (Alt) Bowers.
Mr. Bowers attended Alt School and Upper Tract Grade School, and then proceeded to graduate from Franklin High School class of 1959, Potomac State College in 1961 and West Virginia University in 1964 with a degree in electrical engineering.
He worked 32 years at Pennsylvania Power and Light Company, retiring in 1996. After retirement his entrepreneurial spirit led him to trucking and farming.
He also enjoyed puzzles, hunting and bowling and was an avid civil war historian. He was a member of the Sons of Confederate Veterans. He participated in the Adopt a Highway Program for 25 years. He was a faithful attender of St. John Lutheran Church in Moyers.
His wife, Margaret (Callison) Bowers, survives.
Also surviving are two daughters, Sarah LeBoon (wife of Richard) and Martha Weaver (wife of Terry); a son, Myles Bowers (son of Debra Koontz); three grandchildren, Kaitlyn, Courtney and Benjamin; siblings including three sisters, Lois Jean Jordan (wife of the late Kenneth Lee Jordan), Doris Ann Collins (wife of Kenneth Collins) and Deborah Mitchell (wife of Rick Mitchell), and a brother, Elton Bowers (husband of Burma Bowers), a sister-in-law, Etha Mae Bowers; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Carl and Ivan Bowers; a sister, Betty Jo Maris; and two infant sisters, Dreama Grace and Alice Faye.
Funeral Services were conducted Saturday in the chapel of the Schaeffer Funeral Home in Petersburg with Pastor Timothy Sims and Pastor Jason Felici officiating. Burial followed at the Bowers Cemetery in Upper Tract.