Since 1972, Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home has provided funeral and cremation services to families in Bell and Coryell Counties. The Copperas Cove location has been serving the needs of the community since 1981 and is currently managed by a 5th-generation Copperas Cove resident. Our funeral directors are dedicated to providing customized services to meet the needs of every family, understanding that each funeral or memorial should be as unique as the person it celebrates.
- Catered Receptions
- Event Space
- Funeral Celebrants
Our funeral home and services
Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home offers families exceptional service, a comforting environment and a highly professional and caring staff. Our chapel accommodates up to 250 guests. We have visitation rooms, a refreshments area and a family lounge. Whether you wish to arrange for a traditional funeral service or are interested in a contemporary celebration of life, plan to have a large gathering or a more intimate service, our team will work with you one on one to ensure all of your desires and needs are met.
Planning in advance
At Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, we recognize that funeral arrangements and associated expenses can be overwhelming. In addition to assisting during an immediate time of need, our funeral directors specialize in working with families to plan ahead. By preparing in advance, you provide a sense of relief, peace of mind and comfort for your loved ones while ensuring your wishes are met and your budget is kept. We are here to discuss these options should you wish to do so.
As a member of the Dignity Memorial® network of funeral, cremation and cemetery service providers, we want to help you through one of the most personal and challenging stages of life. We understand that losing a loved one is an emotional and difficult experience, and we are here for you. Whether you have an immediate need or wish to plan ahead, please contact our experienced team for more information, to schedule a tour or to discuss your options.
Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home was founded by Bill Crawford and Delbert Bowers in 1972. Both retired from the U.S. military, they felt a need for a strong military-related funeral home in the community. Bill was CSM of the Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center at Fort Hood. Delbert was a warrant officer in charge of the Officers Club.
The relationships they built during their time in the military provided a great advantage to continue to serve people through funeral service. They built upon those relationships by being active in the community and building strong relationships with people of all walks of life. Both Bill and Delbert felt it was an honor to serve families by providing the professional support they needed in their time of loss. This commitment is ever-present today in the continued operations of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home.
Delbert Bowers, community leader
Besides being a successful business leader, Delbert was also very dedicated to many civic organizations. He was a life member of VFW Post 3892 in Harker Heights, DAV Post 147 in Killeen and American Legion Post 223 in Killeen. He was involved in the Killeen Evening Lions Club, Greater Killeen Chamber of Commerce, Harker Heights Chamber of Commerce and Copperas Cove Chamber of Commerce. He was also a member of the Elks Lodge of Falls City, Nebraska, for more than 65 years. Delbert died in December 2016 at the age 87.