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Ricky Gene Bowers

February 22, 1960 ~ March 18, 2020 (age 60)


Ricky G. Bowers, 60, of Port Byron, Illinois passed away Wednesday, March 18 at his home.

Cremation rites will be accorded.  As per his wishes, there will be no services.  There will be a Celebration of Life at the Colona American Legion to be announced later. 

Ricky Gene Bowers was born February 22, 1960 in Moline; the first child of Harold Gene and Linda Sue (Goldsberry Bowers) Bradley.  Ricky was a 1978 graduate of United Township High School, East Moline.  He was presently working for the Rock Island Arsenal as an inspector.  Ricky married Judy Setser, May 12, 1990 in Moline. 

Ricky enjoyed camping and boating.  His greatest enjoyment was spending time with his family, most importantly his grandchildren.

Those left to cherish his memory are his mother, Linda Bradley, his wife, Judy Bowers, Port Byron, his children, Stephanie (Don) Mason, Atlanta, GA and Kristina Fitch, Milan, his grandchildren, Wade, Logan, Dylan, Trevor, Brynn, Reagan, Nolan, Elizabeth, and Riese, his brother, James (Vicki) Bowers, Colona, his sisters, Jodie (Jim) Engel, Colona, and Lisa Bowers, Colona, and his lifelong friends, Joe and Vickie Frances, Burleson, Texas. 

He was preceded in death by his father, Harold Bowers, and son, Dereck Fitch.


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