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“Dear Dr. Bowers and family, I was sitting at the computer and Jim popped into my head. I decided to look him up and was devastated to find out he...Read More »
1 of 23 | Posted by: Michelle Hale (Summers) - IN

“Dear Mr. and Mrs. Bowers, I found myself thinking about the past and . decided to look up Jim and was devastated to find out of his passing. Jim was...Read More »
2 of 23 | Posted by: Juliet Diegel - Fort Wayne, IN

“Dear Bowers Family,I am deeply sorry for your loss. My heart goes out to each of you during this time of great sorrow. May God give you strength as...Read More »
3 of 23 | Posted by: Elisa (Roberts) Griffin - FL

“To the Bowers Family,I am so sad to hear about Jim. I knew Jim from middle school thru high school and was lucky enough to trade emails with him...Read More »
4 of 23 | Posted by: Kristin (Johnston) German

“So sorry to hear of your loss, alot of great memories of jim. our thoughts and prayers go out to you. Mike Tharp (Erie, Pa.) ”
5 of 23 | Posted by: Mike Tharp - Erie, PA

“John & family,Our thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort. ”
6 of 23 | Posted by: Mark & Bonnie Fox - Land O Lakes, FL

“Joan, We are thinking of you and your family. Our thoughts are with you today and in the future. Lots of Love, Elain and John Huntington ”
7 of 23 | Posted by: Elain and John Huntington - SC

“So Sorry for your loss, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Jim will be greatly missed, I thank him for many great memories. May...Read More »
8 of 23 | Posted by: A friend

“So Sorry for your loss, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Jim will be greatly missed, I thank him for many great memories.Abbey...Read More »
9 of 23 | Posted by: A friend

“To the Bowers Family,My heart goes out for your loss. Jim was the first friend I met when I moved to Fort Wayne and I have fond memories of the time...Read More »
10 of 23 | Posted by: Mark Spaulding - West Chester, PA

“So sorry to hear this sad news about Jim. He always was laughing and had a smile on his face in High School. ”
11 of 23 | Posted by: Marcy Mulhern Molter

“To the family, It is my deepest sympathy that I extend to you. It is a tragedy to lose someone you love when their candle burns out too soon. I...Read More »
12 of 23 | Posted by: Teresa (Bangert) Ohneck - IN

“RIP Jim. Prayers to your family and children.Bryan Corns ”
13 of 23 | Posted by: A friend

“To the Bowers family,I am very sorry for your loss. I have fond memories of Jim from elementary through high school. Your family will be in my...Read More »
14 of 23 | Posted by: Jane (Cantrell) Andreatta - KY

“You and your family are in our thoughts & prayers ”
15 of 23 | Posted by: Kris & Dave Seiler

“To the Bowers Family,I am so sorry for your loss.I lockered next to Jim for 4 years at HHS. I was so grateful to have made contact with him again...Read More »
16 of 23 | Posted by: A friend

“I just got the news. Jimmy, although we had grown apart recently, I hold fond memories of you. Hanging out as kids, band practices in the basement,...Read More »
17 of 23 | Posted by: Nick McLay - Fort Wayne, IN

“Joan,We are so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Love you.Debbie, Paul and Madison ”
18 of 23 | Posted by: Debbie Dechene - Charleston, SC

“To the entire Bowers Family, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. My family will have you in their prayers. ”
19 of 23 | Posted by: James White - Fort Wayne, IN

“Dear Joan,Thinking of you at this sad time and saying a prayer for you all.Love,Sarah & Martin ”
20 of 23 | Posted by: Sarah Kemp - Charleston, SC

“sorry for your loss. May god bless your family in this sad time . ”
21 of 23 | Posted by: Katie Wallace(Painter) - FL

“Jim, You will be missed! Prayers go out to your children and family. ”
22 of 23 | Posted by: Samantha (Tite) Dikeolakos - IN

“So sorry for your loss. Dorinda "Dindy" Hall Rouch ”
23 of 23 | Posted by: A friend


James Steven Bowers, age 42, passed into the Hands of the Lord on September 28, 2010 after a brief illness. He attended the University of Kentucky and was a huge fan of Wildcats athletics. He was employed at Helix, LLC in Fort Wayne, Indiana. His business interests included sales and marketing, most recently on behalf of a non-profit children's youth camp in northern Michigan. He was an avid reader of military history and enjoyed fishing in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. He is survived by his daughter Brittany (Austin) Barker of Delta, Ohio and son Trenton M. Bowers of Fort Wayne, Indiana as well as his father, George W. Bowers, M.D., brother John (Vicki), sisters Joan Bowers and Leisa Bowers and several nieces and nephews all of Fort Wayne. His mother, Erma J. Bowers, preceded him in death in 2008. Calling is at the D,O. McComb & Sons, Inc. Covington Road funeral home, 8325 Covington Road, on Friday, October 1, 2010 between the hours of 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. A private family service will take place on Saturday, October 2, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. Memorials are to the Special Olympics and the Chief Lake Wilderness Youth Camp. To sign the online guest book, go to www.mccombandsons.com.