Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 19, 2011, at Vansant-Mills Chapel in Clinton with interment in Englewood Cemetery in Clinton. The family will receive friends on hour before the service at the chapel. Memorial contributions may be made to Golden Valley Memorial Hospital Foundation and they may be left in care of the funeral home. Fond memories my be left online at www.vansant-millsfuneralhome.com.
He was born in Marshall and was married to Naomi Swackhamer Bowsher who preceded him in death on Jan. 2, 2000. He was in the United States Navy and was a commercial contractor before he retired. He attended Clinton United Methodist Church.
He is survived by one son, Roger Bowsher and his wife, Mary, of Clinton; one brother, Alfred Hupp and his wife, Virginia, of Marshall; three grandchildren, Debbie Castor and her husband, Gary, Mike Bowsher and Scott Bowsher and his wife, Amy; five great-grandchildren, Sarah and Garrison Castor, Nathan, Shae and Hadley Bowsher; one nephew, Al Hupp; and one niece, Nancy Blossom.
In addition to his wife he was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, martha Osborne.
Additional information provided per family recompense.