Carl Richard Bowers passed away Monday, March 29, 2021.
He was born June 18, 1931 in Orrville to Forest and Bertha Bowers.
He graduated from Kent State University in 1954 and began a career at Peat Marwick Mitchell (now KPMG) moving to Wooster in 1959 to work at Rubbermaid Inc as manager of Accounting, retiring 33 years later as Corporate Vice-President and Corporate Controller. His love of travel took him to all fifty states and seven continents (including Antarctica) and he especially enjoyed attending the theater in London and New York. While at home, he treasured time with his six Great Danes.
Carl is survived by his loving wife of 68 years, Lucille; daughter Lue Ann (Michael) Schwing; daughter-in-law Donna Bowers; grandchildren Theda, Alan, Terry, Robert, Ryan; and five great-grandchildren
Carl was preceded in death by his son John and sister and brother-in-law Theda and Carl Moomaw.
Private family services will be held with Rev. Dr. Kevan Franklin officiating. Burial will be in Wooster Cemetery.
McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster is assisting the family.
Contributions may be directed to Ohio s Hospice LifeCare, 1900 Akron Rd., Wooster, OH 44691.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com
Ohio s Hospice LifeCare, 1900 Akron Rd., Wooster, OH 44691
Private family services will be held