Samuel Bowers | Beaufort County Now | Samuel Owens Bowers III, “Sammy”, age 75, a resident of Washington NC passed away unexpectedly Friday September 10, 2021.

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    Samuel Owens Bowers III, "Sammy", age 75, a resident of Washington NC passed away unexpectedly Friday September 10, 2021.

    A memorial service will be held at 11:00 am Wednesday September 15, 2021 in the Chapel of Paul Funeral & Crematory, officiated by Dr. Jerry Teboe.

    Sammy was born in Beaufort County on January 28, 1946 to Sam O. Bowers Jr. and Mildred Brooks Bowers.

    Sammy was in the U.S. Navy Reserve and later an electrician with Pitt Electric. Following retirement, he spent many hours on his lawn mower for family and friends. He loved the river, fishing and spending hours talking and visiting with his river family. He was a faithful member of Pactolus Baptist Church.

    He is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Linda P Bowers; mother, Mildred B. Bowers of Pactolus NC; sons, Wesley (Stephanie) of Washington NC, Brad (Mandy) of Grimesland NC; sister, Neta (Gary) Beacham of Nebo, NC; brother, Edmond (Patricia) Bowers of Pactolus NC; in laws, Lisa (Andy) Beacham, Scott (Phyllis) Browning, Winnie (Steve) O'Neal, Tawney Alger; grandchildren, Shayna, Braxton, Samantha, Caleb and many nieces and nephews.

    He is preceded in death by his father, Sam O. Bowers Jr., grandson, Wesley "Lance" Bowers and brother-in-law, Larry W. Peacock.

    The family will receive friends from 10:00 am until 11:00 am Wednesday before the service at Paul Funeral Home & Crematory, 900 John Small Ave., Washington NC 27889.

    Flowers are appreciated or memorial contribution may be made to Pactolus Baptist Church.

    Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.paulfuneralhome.com

    Paul Funeral Home & Crematory of Washington is honored to serve the Bowers family.
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