Leroy Dean Bowers
March 06, 1926 – October 17, 2016
Bowers was born March 6, 1926 in Cheyenne, Oklahoma to Carrie Addie and Frank
Gross Bowers.
He passed away October 17, 2016 at Altus, Oklahoma at the age of
90 years, 7 months and 11 days. 
Leroy grew up south of Cheyenne and attended
school at Needmore and later graduated from
Cheyenne High School. Shortly after
graduating, he entered the US Army and served his country
during World War II.
After his discharge in 1946, Leroy returned to Oklahoma and helped on the
farm. He was married to Audrey Dee Jones at Cheyenne, OK on September 3, 1949
they lived
south of Cheyenne for a short time until moving to the Roll
community where they continued to farm
and raise livestock. After retiring in
1998, they moved to Cheyenne where Audrey passed away in 2010.
In 2012, Leroy
moved to Altus, Oklahoma to be near his son. Leroy enjoyed hunting quail,
playing dominoes and bingo.
The family suggests memorial donations be
made to the Silent Home Cemetery or the Tamarack Road
Church of Christ Food
Bank in Altus.
He was preceded in death by his parents,
wife, an infant son, a sister, Addie Mae, and 2 brothers, Raymond and Charles.
He is survived by his
children, Robert Bowers and wife, Dana, of Altus, OK  and Nena Kirk and
husband, Ronald,
of Cheyenne, OK; 6 grandchildren,  Amanda Crisman, Andy
Bowers, Megan Bowers, Morgan Helwer,  Abby Kirk
and Austin Kirk; 5 great
grandchildren, James Crisman, Ava Chrisman, Fletcher Bowers, Josephine
Bowers  and
Harper Helwer; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Services set for Saturday, October 22, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. in
Cheyenne Church of Christ.
Cheyenne Star, October 20, 2016