•JAMES “JIM” D. BOWERS
James “Jim” D. Bowers, age 86, of Toledo’s Point Place community, passed away at home, surrounded by his loving family on Sunday, August 25, 2019. He was born April 15, 1933, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Jacob A. and Sara C. (Hudson) Bowers. Jim proudly served his country in the U.S. Army and was employed as a personnel director for the former M&M Restaurant Supply Company. He was a very active member of the Riverview Yacht Club and past president of the local chapter of S.H.R.M., which assists college students studying human resources. Jim also was a judge and coordinator for the Ohio Truck Driving Championships.
Jim is survived by his wife of 40 years, Joyce A. (Lee) Bowers; children, Cathy Bowers, James Bowers Jr., Paul Bowers, and Debbie (Brian) Provo; six grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and “furry companion”, Teddy. He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Lori Spangler; sister, Mary Naglee; and grandson, James D. Bowers III.
Visitation was held on Wednesday, August 28, at David R. Jasin-Hoening Funeral Home, 5300 North Summit Street, Toledo, where members of the Riverview Yacht Club conducted a service at 7 p.m. The funeral service for Jim took place at the funeral home on Thursday, August 29, followed by interment at Toledo Memorial Park Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be given to Promedica Hospice or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Please share condolences at hoening funeralhome.com.