Phillip Lee "Screech" Bowers

January 31, 1940 ~ February 29, 2024 (age 84) 84 Years Old

Phillip Bowers Obituary

Phillip Lee “Screech” Bowers, 84, of Williamsport, MD passed away on Thursday, February 29, 2024, at Meritus Medical Center in Hagerstown, MD.

Phillip was born on January 31, 1940, in Williamsport, MD to the late Foster Eugene Bowers Sr. and Sarah Ellen Hoover.

Phillip was a 1958 graduate of Williamsport High School.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army where he was stationed in Germany and served during the Vietnam War.

Phillip was employed by General Motors in Martinsburg, WV as a Machine Operator until his retirement.

He was a member of the IORM Tribe #84 and American Legion Post 202 both of Williamsport, AMVETS Post 10 of Hagerstown and the UAW Local 1590 of Martinsburg, WV. Phillip enjoyed his model trains and building platforms. He loved traveling, especially trips to the ocean and to North Carolina to see his friends Gene-man and Amelia. He loved playing tricks on people and telling jokes. He was the best husband, dad, stepdad, grandfather, brother and uncle, second to none.

Phillip is survived by his wife Pamela J. Buckler of Williamsport; daughter Tina Marie Bowers-Adams and her husband Scott of Hagerstown; stepsons Nicolas Mann and Mark Mann; grandchildren Madalyn and Mason Mann; brother David “Ink” Bowers; numerous nieces and nephews and his beloved cat Luna.

In addition to his parents, Phillip was preceded in death by his first wife Barbara Agnes Lachotta Bowers in 2000; daughter Ramona E. Bowers; 3 sisters: Marcella G. Kirby, Sarah E. Hoch and Phyllis F. Turner; 7 brothers: Thomas W. Bowers, Donald William Bowers, Norman E. Bowers, Foster E. Bowers, Jr., Orville L. Bowers, Paul R. Bowers and Joseph L. Bowers.

The family will receive friends at the Osborne Funeral Home, P.A. 425 S. Conococheague St. Williamsport, MD on Tuesday, March 5, 2024, from 6:00 – 8:00 pm. The funeral home will open at 9:00 am on Tuesday for the convenience of family and friends.

Funeral services will be held at the Osborne Funeral Home, P.A. on Wednesday, March 6, 2024, at 11:00 am with Chaplain Bob Fraley officiating. Interment will follow in Greenlawn Memorial Park in Williamsport, MD with full military honors provided by Clopper-Michael Post 10 Boonsboro Honor Guard.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: Washington County AMVETS Post 10 770 Frederick St. Hagerstown, MD 21740.

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