BOWERS, James Douglas Mr. James Douglas Bowers age 74 of Fairview Road, Rome died Tuesday afternoon following a brief illness. Mr. Bowers was born February 19, 1942 in Atlanta, GA son of the late Vincent W. Bowers and Lois Rivers Bowers. Mr. Bowers was a commercial real estate broker, member of the Peachtree Methodist Church and longtime member of the Atlanta Ski Club. Mr. Bowers embodied the definition" Love of Life", he was an avid fisherman, scuba diver, gardener, dancer and music lover. Survivors include: his sister, Beverly Bowers Ward (Jack), Mechanicsville, VA; long time beloved companions, Nancy Smith Lee and her daughter, Shana Travis Darnell (Brandon) and children Travis and Grant. Nieces and nephew, Cindy Weber (Robert), Angela Ward and Michael Douglas Ward (Pom), one great niece, Tiana Ward and two great nephews, Ryan Weber and Blake Weber. Graveside and interment services will be held Friday 12:00 PM in the Oaknoll Memorial Gardens with Rev. Paul Camp and Rev. Michael Holt officiating. The family will gather Friday 11:00 AM at Miller and Richards Oaknoll Chapel Funeral Home where they will receive friends until the funeral hour. At other hours they may be contacted at their respective residences. Pallbearers are asked to meet Friday 11:00 AM and include: Brandon Darnell, Phillip Darnell, Robert Weber, Greg Darnell, Alan Darnell and John D Brown. The family respectfully ask that in lieu of flowers that memorial contributions be made in Mr. Bowers name to, Breast Cancer Research and Prostate Cancer Screening in care of the American Cancer Society. Join Mr. Bowers' family in celebrating his life by visiting www.oaknollchapel.com to post tributes and share memories.
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