CWO4 RET Edward George Bowers Jr.
September 28, 1938 – February 6, 2019
It is with great sorrow we announce the passing of Edward G. Bowers Jr. (CWO4 RET) Edward was born and raised in Buffalo, New York.
He entered the US Army in 1955 and retired Chief Warrant Officer 4 in 1983. During his tenure with the Army he was stationed in many various locations throughout the world including Germany, Korea, Hawaii & Texas. Ed touched many people with his good heart, humor and his dedication to his family, friends and his country.
After serving his country proudly, he went on to work and retire a second time from Lockheed Martin as a Senior Systems Analyst here in Huntsville.
Throughout his life, he served as a role model for his family, friends and colleagues. Whether it was caring for his family and friends, on the job preforming his required duties or refereeing a football game; he strived to maintain the highest form of professionalism possible. He was a very giving and caring person who would not hesitate to help someone in need.
He is survived by his wife Yvonne of 58 years; his two children, Melahi and Edward; four grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. He is also survived by five siblings. He will be missed dearly by those who knew him.
God has received a new angel within his ranks who will serve him well. May his journey to heaven be quick and peaceful.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, February 14, 2019 from 11:00am until 1:00pm at Valhalla Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be held at 1:00pm in Valhalla's Chapel. Interment will follow at Valhalla Memory Gardens with Military Honors. In lieu of flowers a donation may be made to St. Jude Children Hospital. Please leave fond memories and condolences for the entire Bowers family at www.valhallafunerals.com.
- Visitation Thursday, February 14, 2019
- Funeral Service Thursday, February 14, 2019