Randy Joe Bowers

Roscommon, Michigan
August 26, 1952 - September 10, 2020


2:00 PM - 6:00 PM Sunday, September 13, 2020 at the Buresh Funeral Home (121 S. Washington Street, Hale, Michigan, 48739) and 11:00 AM Monday until the time of service at 1:00 PM.

Service Location

Buresh Funeral Home, 121 South Washington Street, Hale, Michigan 48739


Military Honors and Funeral Service at 1:00 PM Monday, September 14, 2020 at the Buresh Funeral Home in Hale, Michigan

Obituary Notice

Randy Joe Bowers, age 68 of Roscommon, passed away unexpectedly on September 10, 2020.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 35 years; Louise “Weezie”. Loving children; Cameron (Amy) Chisholm of St. Helen, Yvonne (Tom) Sutton of Gaylord, Craig Chisholm of Spring Hill, TN and Michelle (John) Zupko of Roscommon. Grandchildren; Tony, Elsye (Doug), Chantel, Liz (Aaron), Justin (Courtney), Cameron, John D., Zach, Austin and Logan (Skye). Great-grandchildren; Kaleb, Aubrianna, Aiden, Isaac, Cooper, Kaylee, Maddie, Peyton, Easton, Emmet, Lydia and Landon. Brother; Michael A. Bowers of Westland, Michigan. Sisters-in-law’s; Rose Ramsey of St. Johns, FL and Annette (David) Daggett of Westchester, VA. Niece; Gloria Lynn (Branden) Bell of Romulus and nephew; Michael A. Bowers, II of Westland, Michigan. Grand nieces & nephews; Mikel, Kallyanna, Athena, Max, Annabella and Aubrey Lynn.

Mr. Bowers was preceded in death by his parents; Max L. and Mary L. (Hollenbaugh) Bowers. Father-in-law; Jospeh Ramsey, Sr. and mother-in-law; Peggy Preglisco. Brothers-in-law’s; Joseph Ramsey, Jr. and James Frank Ramsey.

Randy was born on August 26, 1952 in Gladwin, Michigan to the late Max Laverne and Mary LuRene (Hollenbaugh) Bowers. He served our country in Vietnam with the United States Navy and earned his Associates Degree in Graphic Arts from Kirtland Community College. He had a passion for music and played the drums for the Praise Band at church as well as with several country bands from across the country. Randy retired from UAW Local 1819 and enjoyed snorkeling, scuba diving, traveling and wintering in Florida.

The family will receive guests from 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM on Sunday, September 13, 2020 at the Buresh Funeral Home (121 S. Washington Street, Hale, Michigan 48739) and on Monday, September 14, 2020 from 11:00 AM until Military Honors and Funeral Service at 1:00 PM with Pastor Justin Pomije ifficiating. Mr. Bowers will be cremated following his service.


Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Randy to Louise Bowers (c/o Buresh Funeral Home, P.O. Box 130, Hale, MI 48739) to be applied toward the Randy Bowers Memorial Reef Fund.


Louise and Family I am so sorry to hear of Randy's passing.
My thoughts and Prayers are with you all at this sad time.
— Alice Millstead
Yvonne, I’m so sorry to hear about Randy’s passing. My prayers are with you all.
Penny Banaszak
— Penny Banaszak
So sorry for your loss Louise...but so glad our paths crossed.
Prayers going up,
— Melissa (Missy) Miller
I am so sorry to hear of Randy's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time.
— Leslie Richardson
So sorry for your loss. Prayers lifted up for you and family.
— Nancy Johnson
Romans 8:28 And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose. Prayers to you Louise and the rest of your family.
— Renee Bowers Brand
Sorry sorry to hear of this loss, may God hold you all close in your grief🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻
— Carol Koscinski

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