Robert ‘Red’ Bowers, 84

FULTON, NY – Robert Bowers, 84, of Fulton, passed away Wednesday April 8, 2015, at home surrounded by his family.

Robert ‘Red’ Bowers
Red Bowers

Born in Philo, Ohio, Bob had lived in the Fulton area since age 15.

He worked for Armstrong as a machine operator for 40 years and served in the 82 Airborne from 1949-1952.

Robert enjoyed camping, NASCAR, watching wrestling and most importantly, spending time with his grandchildren.

Bob was predeceased by his parents and six of his siblings.

Robert will be greatly missed and forever loved by his wife of 60 years, the former Jo Ann Salsbury; children, Robert G. (Donna), Thomas F. (Lisa), Michael D. (Michele), Douglas C. (Debra) and James R. (Millie); 12 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; sister, Thelma Slonaker; and several nieces and nephews.

A celebration of life will be celebrated at a later date.

The family would like to thank the staff of Friends of Oswego County Hospice for their care of Robert.

If friends should desire, donations can be made in Bob’s memory to Friends of Oswego County Hospice, Inc., P.O. Box 102, Oswego, NY 13126.

Foster Funeral Home, Fulton has care of arrangements.

Foster Funeral Home, Inc.