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Stephen Bower

October 14, 1942 — July 1, 2021

Stephen Lanier Bower, M.D. of Campbellsville, was welcomed into glorious eternity in Christ July 1, 2021.  Born in Los Angeles, California on October 14, 1942, the only son of the late Richard Lanier Bower and Marty Corbett Bower. He was 78.

He is survived by his wife, Karla Lacy Bower, whom he married October 26, 1969; one son and three daughters:  Brett Bower of Campbellsville, Heather Bower of Asheville, North Carolina, Sharalee Taylor and husband, DeWayne of Louisville and Shelley Peterson and husband, Cody of Bend, Oregon; five grandchildren: Dylan Fisher, Gabrielle Fisher, Ezekiel Taylor, Samuel Taylor and Clara Peterson; a special Aunt, Becky Mann of Louisville and other close relatives and friends.  He was preceded in death by a son, Strephon Nathaniel Bower.

He was a member of Campbellsville Baptist Church and lived to know and follow Christ more each day.

He was a graduate of Campbellsville High School and the University Of Kentucky College Of Internal Medicine. For many years, he practiced internal medicine and pulmonary care in Campbellsville prior to his work for Healthcare Review Corporation in Louisville, Kentucky.

A few of his enjoyments were spending time with his family, radio programs, teaching Bible study and research, as well as also spending time on his land in the country.

Stephen will be remembered most for his gentle-natured kindness, his humility and character, his love and genuine attentiveness unto others and his beautiful mind.


VISITATION:  11:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M., Friday, July 9, 2021 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home

FUNERAL SERVICES: 1:00 P.M., Friday, July 9, 2021 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Dr. James E. Jones

BURIAL: Campbellsville Memorial Gardens

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