Emory Lee Bowyer
White Sulphur Springs- Emory Lee Bowyer, 74, passed away on Friday, Sept. 5, 2014, at Greenbrier Valley Medical Center after a short illness.
Born May 4, 1940, in Hollywood, WV, he was a son of the late Hazel Bowyer Gillespie.
Mr. Bowyer was a member of Eakle Chapel United Methodist Church. He was past president of the White Sulphur Springs Rotary Club, past president of the former White Sulphur Springs Chamber of Commerce, and a former member of the WVHVAC West Virginia Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning Contractors. Mr. Bowyer was a co-owner of the Bowyer Electric and Appliance store in White Sulphur Springs for 38 years. He was a licensed master electrician and contractor. He also retired from Meade Westvaco in 2002 with 37 years service.
He is survived by his wife, Nina Jo Dowdy Bowyer at home, and one daughter, Debbie Fogus of White Sulphur Springs.
Funeral services were conducted Monday, Sept. 8, in the chapel of Shanklin Funeral Home where Rev. Ed Vallandingham officiated.
Burial followed in Alleghany Memorial Park, Low Moor, VA.
Visitation was Sunday evening, Sept. 7, at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to Eakle Chapel United Methodist Church, HC 69, Box 1875, White Sulphur Springs, WV 24986.
Pallbearers will be Rick Richter, Julian Hoke, Keith Hoke, Lloyd Haynes, Marvin Wagner, Larry Dickson, Steve Wickline, Eddie Coleman, David Clinebell and Tim Houdyshell.