Willis “Bill” Bowers (1930-2018)


Willis “Bill” Gean Bowers, 88, of College City, CA, passed away on November 14, 2018. He was born July 7, 1930, in Fairview, Oklahoma, to William Bowers and Verna Bowers.

On July 14, 1956, Bill married the love of his life Leta May Bowers and they spent the next 60 years loving each other and their family in Colusa County.

Bill supported his family by driving truck. When he moved his family to Grimes in 1969 he worked for Mrs. Hill out of Arbuckle for several years. In 1971 he began working for McCorkle Farms in Bayliss, Ca. He continued working there until he retired in 2001.B ill enjoyed gardening, bowling and meeting his friends for coffee each morning.

Bill is survived by his children Julie (Kevin) Parker, of Sweet Home, Oregon and Steve (Linda) Bowers, of Colusa. He is also survived by her grandchildren Lindsey Bowers, Jennifer Arant,

Joseph Bowers, and Katie Bowers; and great-grandchildren Jade Bowers, Kaden Ockerman,

Madison Bowers, Jaxson Bowers, and Avery Rodriguez. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews who loved him dearly.

In Lieu of Flowers or a Memorial service, the family asks that all donations be made in his name to the Arbuckle Fire Department, PO Box 727, Arbuckle, CA 95912.