James Stuart Bowers

James Stuart Bowers

James Stuart Bowers, 1953 - 2021

February 15, 2021

Obituary

James Stuart Bowers, 67, of Newport News, VA passed away peacefully on February 15, 2021.

He was born on March 7, 1953 in Portsmouth, VA. He was predeceased by his parents, Elgie Josephine Bruton Bowers and James Rufus Bowers; his sister, Laura Bowers Faris; and his nephew, Shannon Mishoe Cunningham.

He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Neta Tribble Bowers of Newport News; his sister, Susan Bowers Simpson of Mt. Pleasant, SC, his sister, Toni Bowers Kolar of Belton, MO; his sister-in-law, Susan Tribble Earley and her husband Lin of Virginia Beach; and many beloved nieces and nephews.

Jim was a member of St, Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Newport News, VA. He sang with the St. Andrew’s Choir for 28 years.

Jim was a gregarious and kind person who believed in being charitable to others and in service to his community. He loved his family, his church, all animals, the natural beauty of this earth, and music.

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, a private funeral will be held at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church on March 13, 2021 at 1:00 PM. The service will be available for online viewing at  http://us02web.zoom.us/j/86135548183