Douglas C. Bowers, 55

FULTON, NY – Douglas C. Bowers, 55, of Fulton, passed away on Friday April 6, 2018 at SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse.

He was born on April 2, 1963 in Fulton, a son to the late Robert Bowers and JoAnne (Salsbury) Bowers. He attended Fulton schools and was a graduate of G. Ray Bodley High School.

Doug was formally employed at Southern Graphics in Phoenix, NY.

He served many years in the volunteer fire service. He served in Granby Center Volunteer Fire Department and Minetto Volunteer Fire Department.

Doug was an avid fisherman, which was one of his favorite things to do.

Doug will be greatly missed and forever loved by his wife of 24 years, the former Deborah Huckaby; daughter, Samantha Bowers; son, Ben Bowers; mother, JoAnne (Salsbury) Bowers; siblings, Robert (Donna), Thomas (Lisa), Michael and James (Millie); his aunts, uncles, cousins and many many nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his father, Robert Bowers, on April 8, 2015.

A memorial service will be held at Our Lady of the Rosary Church, 923 Cayuga St. Hannibal, NY, on Friday April 13, at 10 a.m.

A celebration of Doug’s life will take place at the Granby Center Volunteer Fire Department immediately following the church services.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Doug’s name to University of Rochester – Finger Lakes Donor Recovery Network, 30 Corporate Woods, Suite 220, Rochester, NY 14623.

James A. Menter Funeral Home has care of arrangements.

6 Comments

  1. I am so sorry for our whole family for losing Doug we will all miss him so much
    R.I.P. Doug all my love aunt Elaine !

  2. Debbie, Sam & Ben… I am so sorry for your loss. Please know I’m thinking of you all & hope the memories keep you warm!

  3. Deb, Sam and Benjamin, Bruce and I are so sorry for your loss. Doug was a one of a kind, sweet guy. We always enjoyed seeing him at the Brannan celebrations and all. He will be missed!

  4. Deb, and to the entire Bowers family,
    I am so truly sorry for the loss of Doug.
    He was a great guy. I have many memories of him growing up. RIP Doug you will be missed.

  5. JOANNE, & FAMILY, DEBBIE & FAMILY.
    I ONLY REMEMBER DOUG AS A LITTLE BOY, BUT, HAVE BEEN IN TOUCH WITH JOANNE & BOB ( BEFORE HE PASSED AWAY) FOR 50 YRS. NO WORDS CAN EXPRESS MY SADNESS FOR YOUR FAMILY. MY THOUGHTS & PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU ALL.! GOD BLESS YOU DURING THIS DIFFICULT TIME??

    ? ROSE ANN (VAN ALSTYNE)

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