Grady Theodore Bowers Sr. was born on 25 Feb 1940 in Kershaw, South Carolina, USA a child of Grover Coleman Bowers and Blanche Louise Baker Bowers.
Grady Bowers was counted in the census on 18 Apr 1940 in Flat Rock, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA, as a 1-month-old, male, single, white, son. Also in the home was his father, Colman Bowers; and his mother, Blanche Bowers.
Grady Bowers was counted in the census on 11 Apr 1950 in Flat Rock, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA, as a 10-year-old, male, single, white, son. Also in the home was his father, Coleman Bowers; his mother, Blanche Bowers; and his siblings, Travis Bowers, Roddy Lee Bowers, Diane Bowers, and Voncile Bowers.
On March 10, 2012, Grady T Bowers Sr was mentioned as the husband in the obituary of Sylvia Lee Hunter Bowers.
He died on 06 Sep 2022 in Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, USA at MUSC Downtown. He was buried on 10 Sep 2022 in Kershaw, South Carolina, USA at Refuge Baptist Church Cemetery.
Obituary for Grady T. Bowers, Sr.
Funeral services for Mr. Grady Theodore Bowers, Sr., age 82, of Westville, S.C., will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday morning, September 10, 2022, in the Refuge Baptist Church Fellowship Hall. Rev. Evan Smith will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends, Saturday, September 10, 2022, one hour prior to the service beginning at 10:00 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall.
Mr. Bowers, passed away, Tuesday evening, September 6, 2022, in MUSC Downtown, Columbia, S.C. Born in Kershaw County, he was a son of the late Coleman and Blanche Baker Bowers. He was a former employee of Springs Industries. Mr. Bowers was a member of Refuge Baptist Church. He was a talented carpenter and machinist. He enjoyed hunting and fishing. He also served his country in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean Conflict.
He is survived by his grandson, Charlie R. Wells and his wife, Shelby; 2 great grandsons, Colt and Caleb; 3 sisters, Diane Roberts, Voncile Sims, Vivian (Fred) Huggins, 3 brothers, Dennis (Stacy) Bowers, Edward Bowers and Travis (Linda) Bowers. He is also survived by his special friend, Audrey Waites. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Sylvia Lee Hunter Bowers; his son, Grady Theodore “Ted” Bowers; a sister, Debra Truesdale and 3 brothers, G.C. Bowers, Jr., Roddy Lee Bowers and Wayne Bowers.
Memorial remembrances in memory of Mr. Bowers may be made to Refuge Baptist Church, 2814 Lockhart Road, Kershaw, S.C. 29067.
Arrangements are under the care of Baker Funeral Home, Kershaw, S.C.