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“The Angels are rejoicing as Jesus welcomes him to Glory. Such a sweet and kind person. I thank him for the friend he was to our parents and family. ...Read More »
1 of 39 | Posted by: Debbie Layne - Cedar Park, TX

“So sorry to hear of his passing. I recall how kindly he handled the combined service for my parents. My condolences to his family. He touched many...Read More »
2 of 39 | Posted by: suzanna hupp - kempner, TX

“Thank you for your service, Mr. Bowers. Brent, you will be in our prayers! ”
3 of 39 | Posted by: Gayle Ayers - Mount Juliet, TN

“Mr. Bowers was one of the nicest and most understanding people I have met. He carried himself with great dignity and a passion for caring for loved...Read More »
4 of 39 | Posted by: A friend

“The honorable Mr. Bowers touched my life with is warm heart and genuine spirit. His kindness complemented by his compassion for people of all walks...Read More »
5 of 39 | Posted by: - Killeen, TX

“Mr. Bowers was one of the kindest people we had the pleasure to know. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. Please accept our deepest...Read More »
6 of 39 | Posted by: - Killeen, TX

“Aunt Jean and family: Uncle Duane was a great man of God to whom we looked up to and respected. Although he will be greatly missed we can find...Read More »
7 of 39 | Posted by: Kevin & Tammie Vice - Falls City, NE

“Mr. Bowers was a special man who dedicated his life to serving Soldiers and their Families. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Bowers Family. ...Read More »
8 of 39 | Posted by: James Thurman - Salado, TX

“Brent and Family, We were so sorry to hear of your loss. The thoughts and prayers of many are with you at this time of sorrow. Please accept our...Read More »
9 of 39 | Posted by: STS Information Systems - TN

“Delbert was one of the finest people we have known. Please accept our deepest sympathy and condolence . Jean & Don Gautier ”
10 of 39 | Posted by: A friend

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the Bowers family. I worked for Mr. Bowers years ago as an apprentice. He was a good man to work for and had high...Read More »
11 of 39 | Posted by: Scott Clark - Harker Heights, TX

“Mr. Bowers was a very special man. It was an honor to know him and to work for and with him. May the Lord bless and keep his family.Lyn McKenzie ...Read More »
12 of 39 | Posted by: A friend

“Dearest Jean and family,We all will miss Duane so much. He was always a kind, friendly, man who loved his family, God, his church. He lived life...Read More »
13 of 39 | Posted by: Gary & Becky Stephenson - Killeen, TX

“I am so sorry for you loss. Mr. Bowers was a very special man. I will always remember him. I have seen that smile for 40 yrs. ”
14 of 39 | Posted by: Becky Brown - Killeen, TX

“Mr. Bowers was a real caring and patient man. He was also an excellent boss who gave me my first job. My prayers are for his family. He will be...Read More »
15 of 39 | Posted by: Dan Fay - Turner, OR

“We will always remember his smile. We know the Lord has granted your family Peace and Comfort. ”
16 of 39 | Posted by: Abbey & Elizabeth Castro - TX

“So sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you. Janey Garibay ”
17 of 39 | Posted by: Jane Garibay - El paso, TX

“Sorry to hear of your loss. Mr. Bowers was a good friend of our family and was a comfort to my father and I when my mother passed earlier this year....Read More »
18 of 39 | Posted by: Ronald Blackman - Killeen, TX

“Dear Jean and family,I was so sad to hear of Mr. Bowers passing. In the 9 years that I have been with Crawford-Bowers he has always been the kindest...Read More »
19 of 39 | Posted by: Rebecca Guthrie - Killeen, TX

“What a kind and caring Man Mr Bower has always been. He has been there for all of us at our times of need and always took such good care to help us. ”
20 of 39 | Posted by: Tennie Barron Stamper - TX

“So sorry to hear about Mr. Bowers. He was truly an amazing man! ”
21 of 39 | Posted by: Kathy Czerwieski - Blue, TX

“Jean, you are in our thoughts and prayers! Johnny and Sherry Carnes ”
22 of 39 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear Debbie - Although I didn't know your father, I could tell by his picture and the kind words in his obituary, that he was just like you. You are...Read More »
23 of 39 | Posted by: A friend

“SO SORRY TO HEAR ABOUT MR. BOWERS, WE WILL MISS HIM VERY MUCH WHEN HE USE TO COME INTO OUR OFFICE.....ALWAYS MADE US LAUGH...PRAYERSTHE KILLEEN PEST...Read More »
24 of 39 | Posted by: A friend

“MR BOWERS WAS A VERY DEAR FRIEND TO ME AND MY FAMILY. MR. BOWERS HAD SUCH A GLOW AROUND HIM WHEN HE WALKED INTO A ROOM. I AM SURE MY DADDY IS...Read More »
25 of 39 | Posted by: SCHARLLOTTE DICKENS-ANDERSON - TX

“A very sincere, unpretentious, loving man. A real follower of Christ, every day not just on Sundays! Sweet, sweet man. He was loved and will be...Read More »
26 of 39 | Posted by: Sandra Rowell - Harker Heights, TX

“Please God ... touch the hearts of this family and give them peace. So much respect for Mr Bowers and his service to our Nation and community....Read More »
27 of 39 | Posted by: Michael Corcoran - SC

“Mr. and Mrs. Bowers were our neighbors on Dingo Trail for 22 years. Mr. Bowers was such a kind man; we could not have had any better neighbors. My...Read More »
28 of 39 | Posted by: Kathy Russell - Nolanville, TX

“What a wonderful friend to my family. My mom Shirley Greathose,Bill Crawford and Delbert all worked together in the late 60s At DARNALL. The fun...Read More »
29 of 39 | Posted by: Sheroa Nelle (Greathouse) Hennigan - TX

“The Bowers family was my family's across the street neighbor on Duval in the 60s. Mr. Bowers was a gentleman always, and a blessing to so many. He...Read More »
30 of 39 | Posted by: A friend

“The sorrow of the faithful is not that of permanent loss, but the tender sense of sadness that comes in saying good-bye for now to someone we love. ...Read More »
31 of 39 | Posted by: Randy Hoffman - Austin, TX

“Our prayers and deepest regards for our wonderful neighbors and friends. God bless. ”
32 of 39 | Posted by: Ed & Joan Veiga - Lantana, TX

“Praying for you and the family..Mr.Bowers was a very sweet and nice man..He will truly be missed..May god guide you thru this trying time..Johnette...Read More »
33 of 39 | Posted by: Johnette Gaines - Killeen, TX

“Your kindness and love very much touched our family during a very difficult time. May God Bless our family. ”
34 of 39 | Posted by: Chris Diem - Harker Heights, TX

“We are praying for your family during this time. May God's comfort and peace be with you in the days and weeks ahead. Richard, Heidi and Andy...Read More »
35 of 39 | Posted by: A friend

“I'm so very sorry for your loss. I always looked up to Mr. Bowers and will miss him. Praying for you.Edd Melton III ”
36 of 39 | Posted by: A friend

“Jean, John and I will keep you and the family in our thoughts and prayers. We love you... ”
37 of 39 | Posted by: Becky Stringer - Nolanville, TX

“May God's loving kindness comfort you and help you through this sad time Psalms 29:11 ”
38 of 39 | Posted by: A friend

“May you find comfort from God ”
39 of 39 | Posted by: A friend


DELBERT DUANE BOWERS of Harker Heights, TX died December 26, 2016 at the age of 87. A licensed funeral director, he and his business partner, William "Bill" Crawford established the Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home in Killeen in 1972 and Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home in Copperas Cove in 1988. They sold the business to Service Corporation Inter-national in 1989, although he remained active as a consultant until the time of his passing.