Boyd Bowers Obituary

Boyd Calvin Bowers
Boyd Calvin Bowers

October 5, 1934 - March 26, 2019
Born in Erie, Pennsylvania
Resided in Locust Grove, Virginia


Boyd Calvin Bowers, 84, died peacefully on Tuesday, March 26, 2019. He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Marjorie Bowers, and his sister, Nancy Bowers. He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Joyce Bowers, two sons, Bradley and Brian, and two daughters, Janet and Joanne, as well as ten grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.
Boyd served his country in the United States Air Force for four years. Following his service, he worked at IBM for 25 years as a computer engineer.
During retirement, Boyd was an avid golfer as a member of the “Tuesday Goofers” club associated with the Lake of the Woods community.
A visitation will take place from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, April 10 at Johnson Funeral Home in Locust Grove, Virginia.
A celebration of life service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, April 11 at the Lake of the Woods Church, Locust Grove, Virginia, followed by a reception in Friendship Hall. He will be laid to rest at the National Cemetery in Culpeper in a private family burial.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Lake of the Woods Fire and Rescue or Lake of the Woods church. Online guestbook available at

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Johnson Funeral Home, Inc.
31440 Constitution Highway
Locust Grove, VA US 22508
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Celebration of Life Service
The Lake of the Woods Church
One Church Lane
Locust Grove, VA US 22508
Thursday, April 11, 2019
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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