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Clements-Wilcox Funeral Home

306 East Polk Street, Burnet, TX

OBITUARY

James Alvin Jowers

September 14, 1942September 13, 2019
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James Alvin Jowers, age 76 passed away peacefully at his home on September 13, 2019 in Liberty Hill, Texas.

James was born on September 14, 1942 in Brady to Melvin Clinton “Pete” Jowers and Roxie Lee (Hitchcock) Jowers.

James is preceded in death by his parents; brothers Melvin and most recently, Wayne Jowers. He is survived by his wife, the love of his life, Chikako “Chiko” (Nishida); their children, son Melvin “Chris” Jowers and daughter Cathy Ann Jowers and her husband Allan Castillo; granddaughter Ashley Nicole Duncan and her husband Jacob; great grandchildren Amaris Hope, Zaydin James and Caleb Alexander Duncan; sister Christine DeSpain and her husband Johnny and brother Johnny Jowers. As well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends who will miss him deeply.

James proudly served a total of 42 years combined service in the United States Navy, Navy Reserves and Merchant Marines. After his retirement he enjoyed playing his guitars, singing and was devoted to building and maintaining his homestead and raising his goats.

The Jowers family would like to give a special Thank You to his nieces Pam Ratliff and her husband Troy, Karen Cozby and her family, Nephew “Little” John Jowers and his wife Kerrie; his cousin, brother and friend Rick Jowers and his wife Dora. We also wish to extend sincere appreciation to Tim Bobbitt, Jodi and Rachel Goodman for their unwavering care, support and friendship they have provided to our father and our family. We would also like to acknowledge Leander VFW Post 10427 and their Motorcycle Group, Unit 10 for their generosity, support and their time.

The family would like to invite family and friends to the viewing and sharing of memories on Monday September 16, 2019, from 6-8 pm at Clements-Wilcox Funeral Home in Burnet. The funeral service will be held Tuesday, September 17, 2019, at Clements-Wilcox Funeral Home followed by a graveside service with full military honors at the Liberty Hill Cemetery. Those serving as pallbearers are Ricky Jowers, Robert Jowers, John Jowers, Joseph Jowers, Troy Ratliff and Allan Castillo.

Reception to follow at Leander VFW Post 10427 at 8760 RR 2243 Leander, TX 78641.

Condolences may be offered to www.clementswilcoxburnet.com

Arrangements entrusted to Clements-Wilcox Funeral Home Burnet, Texas

  • FAMILY

  • Chikako "Chiko" Jowers, Wife
  • Melvin Chris Jowers, Son
  • Cathy Ann Jowers Castillo, Daughter
  • Ashley Nicole Duncan, Granddaughter
  • Amaris Hope Duncan, Great Grandchild
  • Zaydin James Duncan, Great Grandchild
  • Caleb Alexander Duncan, Great Grandchild
  • Christine DeSpain, Sister
  • Johnny Jowers, Brother
  • James is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends who will miss him deeply.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Ricky Jowers, Pallbearer
  • Robert Jowers, Pallbearer
  • John Jowers, Pallbearer
  • Troy Ratliff, Pallbearer
  • Allan Castillo, Pallbearer

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Visitation Clements-Wilcox Funeral Home Monday, September 16, 2019
  • Funeral Service Clements-Wilcox Chapel Tuesday, September 17, 2019

OTHER SERVICES:

  • Interment Liberty Hill Cemetery

Memories

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Brenda Hernandez

September 16, 2019

Listening to him sing and play his guitar on a couple of occasions you could see how much he loved it. May God comfort you all and bring you many great memories and peace. RIP Daddy Jowers

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Biography

      James Alvin Jowers was known as many things to many people. He was a loved one, a friend, and someone special. To family and friends who knew him best, James will be remembered as a very exceptional person.

      Simply stated, James was a good and kind person, an individual who will for all time be remembered by his family and friends as being a caring and giving person, someone who was a vital part of their lives. James leaves behind him a legacy of life-long friendships and many cherished memories. Everyone whose life he touched will always remember James Alvin Jowers.