Arnold J Bower of Pueblo, Colorado formerly of Hull, Il and Palmyra, MO passed away on November 9 at his residence.
He was born in Hannibal, MO on July 20,1939 to W.A. (Diz) and Irma (Wilkins) Bower. He was a graduate of West Pike High School in Kinderhook, Il in 1957. He married Sharon Clark on September 19, 1962 in Hull, Il. He was preceded in death by his wife Sharon, his parents, one sister, Shirley Fette, one brother W.E. (Bill) Bower. He is survived by one son Kevin Bower of Fountain, CO, and one sister Sara Bowen of Hannibal, MO, three grand children and one great grandson.
AJ worked for Western Printing and Standard Printing in Hannibal and retired from BNSF Railroad in 2001 in West Quincy, MO after 34 years of service as a locomotive engineer. AJ was a Naval Reserve member and was honorably discharged in 1963. He elected to be cremated with no services.
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