Lee F. Bower passed away peacefully on Friday, Nov. 28th, from Lewy Body Disease. He was born on Nov. 18th, 1934 in Rochester, MN to A. Lee and Bertha Fraser Bower. He graduated from Iowa State with a degree in Industrial Engineering. He worked at Eastman Kodak and Proctor & Gamble before taking a job with IBM and moving to Raleigh, NC in 1967. He retired from IBM in 1996.
He is survived by his wife of 55 years Ruth Carter Bower of Raleigh, NC and three sons, Jim and his wife Margie of Louisville, KY, Bill of Raleigh, NC, and Bobby and his wife Barbara of Raleigh, NC, grandchildren Laura and Douglas of Louisville, KY, Austin, Emily and Erin of Raleigh, NC, and great grandson Nicholas of Raleigh, NC. Lee is also survived by his sister Marjorie of CA. He is predeceased by Bill’s wife April Brinley Bower of Raleigh, NC.
A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 P.M. Dec. 3rd, at Hudson Memorial Presbyterian Church in Raleigh, NC. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association at www.alznc.org/ or to Hudson Memorial Presbyterian Church Music Fund.