- Local Guide
Richard Bowersock, 92, died at 7 a.m. Tuesday, March 26, 2013, at Roselawn Manor, where he had resided for the past two years.
He was born May 2, 1920, in Salem Township, Auglaize County, to Viola McMillen and Grover Bowersock, who preceded him in death. On July 1, 1940, he married Dorotha Irene Smith, who died Dec. 6, 2005.
Surviving are three daughters, Konita G. â€śConnieâ€ť Klaus, of Spencerville, Barbara I. Crites, of Spencerville, and Laurie E. Ball, of Spencerville.
Services are at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Thomas E. Bayliff Funeral Home in Spencerville, with the Rev. Robert King officiating. Burial will follow at Spencerville Cemetery, with military rites by the Spencerville Veterans.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Contributions may be made to Hartford Christian Church or Spencerville Veterans Park .