Billy Dean Bowers, 74 of Parkersburg, WV passed away April 28, 2014 in Parkersburg. He was born October 30, 1939, in Forest City, Iowa. The son of Dwight Sidney Bowers and Hazel James Ford Bowers. He was a Millwright/Pipefitter at Century Aluminum in Ravenswood, WV

 He was a member of Steelworkers Local Union #5668 in Ravenswood and a member of Ashton Lodge #12, A.F. & A.M. in Ravenswood, also a member of Cottageville Chapter #16 OES, and Knights Templar.  He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and time with his grandchildren.  He especially enjoyed outdoor activities.

Survivors include: Daughters:  Tammy Opel, Parkersburg, WV; and Karen (Mike) Stewart, Acworth, GA;  Son:  James (Tanya) Bowers, Sherman, WV;  Sister:  Annie (Carroll) Bennett, Ravenswood, WV; Brother: Ronnie (Margaret) Bowers, Montana; Grandchildren:  Scott, Morgan, Mitchell, Quinn, Tia, Tristan, Rowan, and Sagen;  Six Great Grandchildren;  Numerous Nieces and Nephews; Special Friend:  Jack Patton

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his spouse of 46 years, Sue; daughter, Terri; son, Brandon; granddaughter, Meagon; and infant brother, James.

Services will be Monday, May 5, 2014   Time:  11:00 am, at Roush Funeral Home, Ravenswood with Pastor Don Maxson  officiating.

Friends may visit the family at Roush Funeral Home, Ravenswood, WV, on Sunday, May 4, 2014, from 5:00 to 8:00 pm, and one hour prior to service.  

Burial/Interment: Ravenswood Cemetery with a Masonic Graveside Service provided by Ashton Lodge #12, A.F. & A. M., Ravenswood, WV.

Condolences may be expressed to the family by email at roush94@yahoo.com or on our website at www.roushfuneralhome.com.