Sgt. Curtis Bowers, United States Army, Retired, age 58 of Garfield Heights died at Louis A. Stokes Veterans Administration Medical Center on January 10, 2018.

He was the beloved father of Ashley (Adrian) Murry of Texas, Shanikquaw Bowers (Michael Liggins) of Texas and Jenality (Sean) Wheeler of Florida; grandfather of 7; brother of Christine Macklin, Christopher Bowers, Carl Bowers and Calvin Bowers; former husband of Karla Johnson.

Curtis was a man of legendary faith, leadership, and work ethic. Despite his many passions, none surpass his desire to care for family and those around him. A son, brother, father, soldier, and friend; the absence of Curtis will resonate for a lifetime. May he Rest In Peace.

Mr. Bowers will be inurned in Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery in Seville, Ohio at 1:30 PM on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 with military honors.

A funeral mass at Shrine Church of St. Stanislaus 3649 E. 65th St. Cleveland, Ohio 44105 is pending.