Robert B. Bowers, age 95, of Lincoln, formerly of Filley, passed away suddenly on October 24, 2020 at Bryan Medical Center East in Lincoln. He was born on August 17, 1925 at Filley to Ben and Agnes (Pedersen) Bowers. Robert was a life long farmer, raising mostly livestock and grain crops. He was also a life long member of the Gage County Agricultural Society and served many years as a Board Member. Robert participated in and enjoyed baseball, softball, bowling, and church activities. He especially enjoyed participating in 4-H and horse show activities with his two beloved children and many cherrished friends. Robert was a life long member of Filley United Methodist Church and, after his move to Lincoln, worshiped at Christ United Methodist Church.
Robert was predeceased by his parents, Ben and Agnes (Pedersen) Bowers, brother, Marvin, sister Beulah, and first wife, Ruth (Halcomb) Bowers, who passed away on October 2, 1992. He is survived by his second wife, Audrey Hendrickson Bowers, whom he married on December 11, 1993. He also leaves behind his two children, Roxanna Meisinger and Ralph Bowers (Becky), grandchildren Jason, Ryan (Erin), Clarissa (Derek) and Amanda, with two great grandchildren Willow and Edison. He is also survived by his sister, Ruby McKee (Harold), of Kansas City.
Graveside Services will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday, November 6, 2021 in the Filley Cemetery south of Filley with Chaplain Sharon Schuster officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Filley Cemetery in care of the mortuary. Harman-Wright Mortuary & Crematory in Beatrice in charge of arrangements.
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