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Byron A. Bowles

Posted November 20, 2014 at 11:13 am

Byron Atlee Bowles, 78, Blackjack/El Dorado Springs, passed away at his home on Monday evening, Nov. 10, 2014. He was born March 4, 1936, in Kansas City, the son of Clyde Owens Bowles and Carrie (Thacker) Bowles.

In 1961, Byron married Judith Stevens and together they raised their family in Lee’s Summit. Byron was a retiree of Peterson’s Manufacturing Company in Grandview where he served as Purchasing Director. Upon retiring, he and Judy moved to Blackjack where Byron spent many happy days tending their acreage creating a retirement retreat for the two of them.

Preceding Byron in death were his daughter, Rebeccah; his parents; a sister, Rosalie; and a brother, Talbot.

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