Paul E. Bowers

1940 - 2019

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Paul E. Bowers, 78, of Sebring, FL and formerly of North Baltimore, passed away at 9:35pm on Saturday, April 27, 2019, at Somers Hospice House in Sebring, FL. He was born on November 26, 1940, in Kenton, OH to the late Irvin and Nellie (Dughman) Bowers. He married Sandra (Cunningham) Diem on June 15, 1985, and she survives. Paul is also survived by his daughters: Elizabeth Bowers of North Baltimore and Susan (Rodney) McConahan of Charlotte Hall, MD; his son, Aaron Bowers of North Baltimore; his step-daughter, Theresa (Michael) Hebert of Lake Worth, FL; his step-sons: Craig (Lori) Diem of Centerville, OH, Gary (Kathy) Diem of Kingman, AZ and Tim (Janese) Diem of Deshler; 17 grandchildren: Megan, Kirsten, Jacob, Trent, Michael, Mason, Madaline, Lindsey, Ashley, Danielle, Michelle, Tiffany, Whitney, Tessa, Garrett, Andrew and Erin; 9 great-grandchildren; and his sisters: Sharon (Ron) Washburn of Mesa, AZ and Joyce (Jay) Spence of North Baltimore. He was preceded in death by his brothers: Charles, Robert and David Bowers. Paul retired from Hancock Wood Electric. He was a former North Baltimore Volunteer Fireman and former member of the North Baltimore Jaycees. He was a former North Baltimore Little League Baseball Coach, and enjoyed playing softball, bowling, and golfing. A funeral service will be held at 10:00am on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at SMITH-CRATES FUNERAL HOME, North Baltimore, with Reverend John Apple officiating. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Deshler. Visitation will be held from 2:00-4:00pm and 6:00-8:00pm on Friday, May 3, at SMITH-CRATES FUNERAL HOME. Memorial contributions may be made to Good Shepherd Hospice, 1110 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33870. Online condolences may be expressed at

Service Information
  • Visitation Details:

    515 N. Main St
    North Baltimore, Ohio 45872
    Friday, May 3rd 2019 2:00 - 4:00 PM & 6:00 - 8:00 PM

  • Funeral Service:

    Saturday, May 4th 2019 - 10:00 AM

  • Service Location:

    515 North Main Street
    North Baltimore, Ohio 45842

  • Final Resting Place:

    Woodlawn Cemetery [Map]

    Deshler, Ohio

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To : Bowers family
Date :Monday, April 29th 2019
From : Tom and Jan Paul
We are so sorry for your loss.

To : Sandy and all the Boers Family
Date :Monday, April 29th 2019
From : Ralph and Anita Sharninghouse
So sorry for your Loss! Our thoughts and prayers go out to all the family. So glad we got to visit a couple months ago Sandy.

To : Bowers family
Date :Tuesday, April 30th 2019
From : Bureau of Engraving Printing PSM Shop Washington
To the Bowers Family,
We are sorry for your loss, and are praying for you.

To : Bowers Family
Date :Tuesday, April 30th 2019
From : Grace and Dan DeVaul
So very sad to hear of Paul's passing.I have many good memories of our times as coworkers and playing softball together.We will keep him in our hearts.

To : Sandy Bowers and family
Date :Tuesday, April 30th 2019
From : Toni and Fred Boyd
We are so sorry for your loss. Prayers for you all. We are your neighbors across street on skylark in yellow house on corner.

To : Sandy and Family
Date :Wednesday, May 1st 2019
From : Bill Biz and Sandy Nourse
Sending our sincere thoughts and prayers on the passing of Paul. It has been a long, long time, but one does not forget their friendships and neighbors of the past. God Bless and give you peace.

To : Sandy Bowers
Date :Wednesday, May 1st 2019
From : Nelson and Kathleen Richardson
Sorry for your loss Sandy.9sbp

To : Sandy Bowers Family
Date :Friday, May 3rd 2019
From : Greg Tree Frazier
Sandy & Family - We were sad for you to hear about Paul. We know he will be greatly missed. Our thoughts are with you and our prayers for comfort.

To : Sandy Bowers Family
Date :Friday, May 3rd 2019
From : Karen Diem Lew Bechtol
Sandy, sorry for your loss and we are thinking of you and your family.

Date :Saturday, May 4th 2019
My deepest sympathy to you all Iā€™m so glad I had the opportunity to know Paul šŸ™šŸ»šŸ™šŸ»šŸ™šŸ»šŸ™šŸ»šŸ™šŸ»

To : sandy
Date :Monday, May 6th 2019
From : norman and terry widmer
so sorry for your loss.

just to let you know we are thinking
of you at this time....

To : Sandy Bowers Family
Date :Friday, May 10th 2019
From : Lynne Steve Hartshorn
So sorry for your loss. May God bless you and your family, Sandy, and give you strength to carry on during this time of sorrow.