Earl Byron BOWYER

Earl Byron BOWYER

Male 1893 - 1996  (102 years)

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  • Name Earl Byron BOWYER 
    Born 14 Oct 1893  Bennington, Ottawa County, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Draftsman 
    Died 10 Mar 1996  Vancouver, Clark County, Washington State, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age 102 years 
    Buried Evergreen Memorial Gardens, Vancouver, Clark County, CANADA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Headstones
    BOWYER, Earl Byron & Dorothy Rose (Nee King)
    BOWYER, Earl Byron & Dorothy Rose (Nee King)
    Evergreen Memorial Gardens, Vancouver, Clark County, Washington State, USA
    Plot: Garden of Apostles
    Person ID I1036  Roe Family Tree
    Last Modified 2 Oct 2018 

    Father Robert Aitchison BOWYER,   b. 15 Oct 1868, McKillop Township, Huron County, Ontario, CANADA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 1929, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Mother Effie Alice BARRINGER,   b. 25 Nov 1871, Elkhart County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1961, Sacramento County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 10 Mar 1892  Dickinson County, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F306  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Sylvia Gertrude GORUM,   b. Abt 1895, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1945, Vancouver, Clark County, Washington State, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 50 years) 
    Married Abt 1914  Multnomah County, Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Elwin Earl BOWYER,   b. 29 Aug 1914, Bennington, Ottawa County, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1998, Vancouver, Clark County, Washington State, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    +2. Gail Gladwin BOWYER,   b. 18 Jan 1917, Bennington, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Nov 1981, Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
    +3. Melvin Lyle BOWYER,   b. 11 Apr 1919, Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jul 1992, Vancouver, Clark County, Washington State, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     4. Leslie Leroy BOWYER,   b. 8 Dec 1922, Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1949, Portland, Oregon State, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years)
    Last Modified 2 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F379  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Dorothy Rose KING,   b. Abt 1907,   d. Abt 1991  (Age ~ 84 years) 
    Married Abt 1946 
    Last Modified 2 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F1629  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Oct 1893 - Bennington, Ottawa County, Kansas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Abt 1914 - Multnomah County, Oregon, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 10 Mar 1996 - Vancouver, Clark County, Washington State, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Evergreen Memorial Gardens, Vancouver, Clark County, CANADA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Earl Byron Bowyer
      A funeral will begin at 10 a.m. Friday at Vancouver Funeral Chapel for Earl Byron Bowyer, who died in a local nursing home Sunday, March 10, 1996. He was 102.

      Mr. Bowyer, an automobile salesman for McCoy Auto in Vancouver from 1936 to 1975, had lived in Vancouver since 1919. He also sold Ford tractors for a couple of years and worked for Clark County Equipment from 1978 to 1983.

      Mr. Bowyer was born Oct. 14, 1893, in Bennington, Kan. He was a lifetime member of Elks Lodge 823 and a member of the Masonic lodge. He enjoyed fishing and dancing.

      His wife, Dorothy, died in 1991, and three sons, Melvin, Gail "Bud" and Leslie, all preceded him in death.

      Survivors include two sons, Elwin of Brush Prairie and Earl A. of Vancouver; two brothers, Orville of Vernonia, Ore., and Darrell of Ojai, Calif.; 12 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; several great-great grandchildren; and one great-great-great-grandchild.

      Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

      Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Southwest, Box 1600, Vancouver, WA 98668.

      Columbian, The (Vancouver, WA) - Thursday, March 14, 1996

      EARL BYRON BOWYER
      Oregonian, The (Portland, OR) — Friday, March 15, 1996
      Earl Bowyer, a Vancouver, Wash., resident for 83 years, died March 10, 1996, at age 102. A funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday, March 15, in Vancouver Funeral Chapel.

      Mr. Bowyer was born Oct. 14, 1893, in Bennington, Kan. He moved to Vancouver in 1919. He worked as a salesman for McCoy Auto from 1936 to 1975, Ford Tractor from 1975 to 1977, and Clark County Equipment from 1978 to 1983. His wife, Dorothy, died in 1991.

      Survivors include his sons, Elwin of Brush Prairie, Wash., and Earl A. of Vancouver; brothers, Orville of Vernonia, and Darrell of Ojai, Calif.; 12 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren; and one great-great-great-grandchild.

      Interment will be in Evergreen Memorial Gardens Cemetery. The family suggests remembrances to Hospice Southwest in Vancouver.

      Oregonian, The (Portland, OR) — Friday, March 15, 1996