Corry Bowers

Obituary of Corry L. Bowers

Corry L. Bowers 1987-2021 Corry L. Bowers, 34, St. Joseph, Missouri, passed away Sunday, December 19, 2021. He was born January 30, 1987, in Mannheim, Germany to Roy L. Bowers and Lisa Lay-Bowers. Corry graduated from Lovejoy High School, Lovejoy, Georgia in 2005, where he lettered in football, tennis, and chorus. He was selected to be in Who’s Who written edition and was very active in World Changer’s youth ministries and played basketball on the basketball team. Corry graduated from LeCordon Bleu in Atlanta, Georgia with his Associates of Arts as Chef, and while Corry loved cooking, making people happy and smile was his real passion. He never met a stranger and brought joy to all who knew him. Corry is loved by his aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, his brothers, sister-in-law, Megan Douglas and Tim Wilson and a host of neighbors and friends. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Marian (Lay) Morgan; grandfather, Ruggie L. Bowers, Sr.; four uncles, Henry L. Lay, Carl H. Tucker, Randy L. Bowers, and Ruggie L. Bowers, Jr. Corry is survived by his wife, April S. Douglas and their to children, Everly J. and Henry O. Bowers of the home; his parents, Lisa Lay-Bowers, Georgia and Roy L. Bowers, Texas; brother, Joshua M. Lay; step grandfather, Eugene L. Morgan; paternal grandmother, Nellie M. Bowers, Louisiana; four aunts, Karen R. Griffin (Thomas), Leona Jones, Bobbie A. Bowers, Delores M. Bowers, Louisiana; three uncles, Michael L. Lay (Brenda), Orlando E. Allen, Leavenworth, KS, Larry Allen , Kansas City, and a host of cousins that was close to his heart. When asking his daughter, Everly, what she loved most about her dad, she replied “I love him and he always loves me.” Celebration of Life 5:00 to 8:00 P.M. Wednesday, Word of Life Church. Obituary and online guestbook at
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Celebration of Life

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday, December 29, 2021
Word of Life Church
3902 NE Riverside Rd
St. Joseph, Missouri, United States
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