Ellerbe - Cleveland Junior Bowers, age 69, passed away on Thursday, October 25, 2018, at his residence.
Mr. Bowers was born in Richmond County on May 13, 1949, to William and Lena Mae Smith Bowers. He was a veteran of the US Army, where he served during the Vietnam War. He was a sewing machine mechanic.
He is survived by one daughter, Erica Butler, of Ellerbe; three grandchildren, Cleveland Dalton, Dani, and Tripp; two great-grandchildren, Jonathan and Myles; three sisters, Betty Wood, Irene Richardson, and Joyce Tucker, all of Ellerbe; four brothers, Ronnie Bowers of Ellerbe, Jerry Bowers of Ellerbe, Jim Bowers of Rockingham, and Buck Bowers of Troy.
The family will receive friends from 7:00 – 9:00 PM, Monday, October 29, 2018, at Phillips Funeral Home in Star.
The funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM, Tuesday, October 30, at Concord UMC, 1131 Concord Church Road, Ellerbe with the Rev. Carl Wood officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery with military rites provided by the Randolph County Honor Guard.