Paul Bowers, 43

Paul Raymond Bowers, 43, of Russells Point, passed away Saturday night, Oct. 6, 2012, at his home.
He was born Jan. 31, 1969, in Jeffersonville, Ind., the son of to Mary Jane (McCubbins) and Ralph A. Bowers, who survive in Russells Point.
Also surviving are a daughter, Avagail Bowers, of Piqua; a grandson, Gavin Hayden Bowers, of Piqua; his former wife, Jessica Hughes, of Tennessee; a step-son, Jayson Mechling, of Tennessee; a sister, Rebecca (Mike) LeMaster, of Sidney; two brothers, Stanley Bowers, of Russells Point, and Joshua Bowers, of Sidney; seven nephews, Anthony LeMaster, Tim LeMaster, Zackary LeMaster, Derrick Bowers, JJ Bowers, Stephen Bowers, and Chris Bowers; a longtime close friend, Bill Stevens, of Smyrna, Tenn., and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Paul was an active member of Only Believe Ministries in Botkins and served as a counselor for many years at Circle A Ranch in Rockford, Mich. He worked at the Honda Engine Plant in Anna. He was an avid fan of UK Basketball. He also enjoyed watching UFC events and playing cards. He loved being with his family, especially his nephews and his grandson, who was the light of his life.
Services are at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Only Believe Ministries. Burial will be at his family cemetery, Milby Cemetery in Summersville, Ky., at a later date.
Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Shoffstall Funeral Home, in Lakeview.
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