Gardner Daniel Bowers
Gardner Daniel Bowers, 80, of Veedersburg, Ind., passed away at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, October 9, 2019, at his residence, surrounded by his loving family and is now in His presence.
Gardner was born January 14, 1939, in Covington, Ind. He was the son of Gardner Sampson Bowers and Claudette Clark. He was a graduate of Covington High School.
He married Nancy L. Godbey on February 5, 1960, in Covington. She survives.
He had resided in Veedersburg, Ind., for the last 58 years.
Gardner worked at Olin Cellophane Plant, later named Flexel, in Covington, retiring in 1997.
Gardner was a member of Covington First Baptist Church. He loved God, his family and his church. Gardner loved to work, riding motorcycles, camping and fishing. He enjoyed traveling and family vacations.
Surviving with his wife, Nancy, are children, Daniel Scott Bowers (wife, Kimberly) of West Lafayette, Ind., and Charles Douglas Bowers (wife, Cathy) of Middleton, Wis.; sister, Amber Brewer of Jacksonville, Fla.;
six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; several loving nieces and nephews.
Gardner was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Tedia May Snow; and younger brother, Robert Clinton Bowers.
Visitation will be noon-2 p.m. EDT Saturday, October 12, at First Baptist Church, 515 6th St., Covington, IN 47932. Service: 2 p.m. EDT at the church with Pastor Andy Harkleroad officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Covington.
In lieu of flowers and gifts, please consider a donation to First Baptist Church benevolence fund, thank you, Gardner and Nancy. Online condolences may be made at
Published on October 9, 2019


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