GOWANDA - Alan E. "Dick" Bowers, 68, of Persia Road passed away Friday, October 18, 2013 at Lakeshore Hospital.
He was born December 9, 1944 in Gowanda, NY the son of the late Edward and Mabel (Huggins) Bowers.
On August 26, 1989 he married the former Rosemary Whalen who survives.
Mr. Bowers had worked at Moench Tanning, owned and operated his family dairy farm and R and A Construction Co.
He was a member of the Slovenian Club in Gowanda, NY.
Mr. Bowers is survived by four sons Joseph Bowers and Edward (Shari) Bowers both of Falconer, NY, Nathan of Cattaraugus, NY and Joshua Bowers of Gowanda, NY and four daughters Theresa (Sean) Seiberts of Cassadaga, NY, Racheal (Dennis) Seekins of Cattaraugus, NY, Lona Holdridge of Farnham, NY and Alisha Bowers of Gowanda, NY and 14 grandchildren. Also surviving is a sister Lois Westberg of Gowanda, NY and several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by two daughters Angel and Amber Bowers and a sister Anita Naples.
Friends may call at the Mentley Funeral Home Inc. 105 East Main Street in Gowanda, NY on Tuesday Oct. 22, 2013 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
Funeral service will be held on Wednesday Oct. 23, 2013 at 11 a.m. from the funeral home.
Burial will be in Jolls Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor's choice.