James Jim Michael Sowers

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James "Jim" Michael Sowers

James Jim Michael Sowers Bluefield- James "Jim" Michael Sowers, 57, of Lorton Lick Rd., Bluefield, WV passed away Sunday November 4, 2018 at the Glenwood Park Retirement Village.
Born March 9, 1961 in Mercer County, he was a son of the late Frank R. and Lotus Boley Sowers. He was a member of the Montcalm Church of God, graduate of Bramwell High School, was employed by Asplundh Tree Service and a lifelong resident of Mercer County. Jim was avid outdoorsman who loved to hunt and fish. He will be sadly missed by the community and his family.
Mr. Sowers is survived by his wife Rita Pennington Sowers of the home; a step-son; Austin Lively of the home; daughter; Sydney Sowers and companion Jeremy of Athens, WV; brother; Frank R. Sowers, Jr. and wife Anita of Harrisburg, PA, a sister; Kathy Perry and husband Clayton of St. Petersburg, FL, Father and mother in law, Lonnie and Loretta Pennington of Rock, WV, two grandchildren, two nieces, and two nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted Friday November 9, 2018 at 1:00 P.M. at the Cravens-Shires Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Mac Riggins officiating. Burial will follow at the Woodlawn Memorial Park located in Bluewell, WV with David Nelson, Justin Livley, Don Perkins, Jimmy Perkins, Bradley Nelson and Kris Myers serving as pallbearers. Friends may call on Friday, November 09, 2018 from 12:00 Noon until 1:00 P.M. at the funeral home.
Online condolences will be accepted at www.cravens-shires.com
Published on November 6, 2018
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Margie Neese
Nov 08, 2018
Jim was a very kind person. He had a great smile and kind pretty blue eyes. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him. I’m glad to have called him my friend.
Cynthia byrd
Nov 08, 2018
Rest in peace Jim may u spend eternity with our God in heaven
Sissy
Nov 07, 2018
He treated me like I was his granddaughter. He meant everything to me and always will. I hate the way he got treated when he got sick and got put away. I will always love this man and he will always be in my heart. I just wish I could have said gooodbye to you one more time or that I will always be here for you. I will always have our memories of fishin and huntin. And tearing down the double wide how much fun we had!!! Rest easy worm I know you are here with me watching over me. I hope I’m making you proud. Rest easy my friend until we meet again!💔