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Luther "Buster" Bowers

d. August 31, 2018

Luther Evans “Buster” Bowers, 72, of Prosperity, died Thursday, August 30, 2018, at his residence.

Born on June 13, 1946 in Newberry, he was a son of the late Clemson Eugene Bowers and Lola Mae Morgan Bates. He was US Navy veteran of the Vietnam War and was retired from CSX Railroad as a Roadmaster. Mr. Bowers was a member of Bethel Baptist Church.

Mr. Bowers is survived by his wife, Lois Jane Brown Bowers; daughters, Tracy Michelle Bowers (Chuck) Bledsoe and Elizabeth Ann Bowers (Dan) Weaver both of Lexington; brothers, Wilbur Otis Bates, Jr. of Prosperity; sisters, Jeanette Bowers Anderson and June Bates Nichols both of Batesburg-Leesville, Barbara Bowers Livingston and Wanda Bates Brewer both of Prosperity; grandchildren, Hunter Evan Moore, Evan Troy Weaver, Hadley Grace Weaver and Chase Haring Weaver. He was predeceased by his step-father, Wilbur Otis Bates, Sr.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm Sunday, September 2, 2018, at the McSwain-Evans Funeral Home Chapel. Entombment will follow in Bush River Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Sunday from 1:00 until the hour of service at the McSwain-Evans Funeral Home.

Active pallbearers will be Hunter Evan Moore, Tim Weaver, Jimmy Livingston, Steve Shealy, Sidney Gambrell and LeRue Jordan.

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