William R. Bowser Jr.

January 9, 1961 ~ September 3, 2020 (age 59)


William R. Bowser, Jr., 59, of Adrian, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020, at Allegheny General Hospital after he fought a long hard battle with COVID.

He was born Jan. 9, 1961, in Kittanning, the son of William R. Bowser, Sr. and Jean (Frick) Bell.

Bill as many people knew and called him by, was an avid hunter, he enjoyed helping others and teaching them about hunting. Bill enjoyed his two granddaughters and spending time with them. He was known as the parts man at Reeseman’s Body Shop where he worked and made a second family. He loved golfing with his loving wife Lisa. He also loved guiding and being his daughters support system.

Bill was a lifelong member of the Montgomeryville Baptist Church.

Bill is survived by his wife of 40 years, Lisa (Anthony) Bowser; daughters, Andreal (Martin) Gray and Jeanette (Nathan) Croyle; two granddaughters, Naveah Croyle and Aubrey Gray, which he cherished; father, Bill Bowser, Sr.; mother, Jean (Frick) Bell; sister, Lynn (Ashland) Stull; brothers, Ken (Theresa) Bowser and Fred (Lisa) Bowser; sisters, Becky (Robert) Yough and Shirley (Linda) Bowser. He is also survived by multiple nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by two grandsons, Owen and Drew Gray; and his grandparents.

Funeral services will be private. Everyone is invited to a luncheon on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020, at 2:30 p.m. at the Washington Township fire hall.

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Celebration of Life Dinner
September 8, 2020

2:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Washington Twp. VFD
1124 Adrian Reesedale Road
Adrian, PA 16210

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