A virtual memorial service is planned for Robert Lee Bowyer Jr. and his wife, Deborah Jean Hamilton Bowyer, who both died this month.

Mr. Bowyer, of Rockbridge County, died Saturday, Nov. 3, 2021.

He was born May 25, 1952, a son of the late Robert Lee Bowyer Sr. and Betty Jane Chittum Bowyer. He was also predeceased by his brother, Thurman Marshal Bowyer.

He is survived by his sister, Martha Jane Conner; and brothers Timothy Wade Bowyer, Kenneth Todd Bowyer and Matthew Glen Bowyer.

He was an active member of NBC Mosaic Church and worked for Mohawk Industries.

Mrs. Bowyer died Nov. 20,

2021. She was born on Dec. 16, 1955, a daughter of the late Robert Reed Hamilton Jr. and Ruby Alice Wood Hamilton.

She is survived by her sister, Julia Hamilton-Braninburg.

She was the music director and a valued member of NBC Mosaic Church. She was also a dedicated employee of Best Western Hunt Ridge.

There will be a virtual memorial service for both Robert and Deborah Bowyer on Dec. 5 at 10 a.m., with Pastor Braninburg and Pastor Gentry L. Hinojosa officiating.

Anyone who would like something read at the funeral can email it to mmason5547@

Flowers and other items can be sent to 42 Bikah Lane, Lexington, VA 24450.

Arrangements are by Harrison Funeral Home & Crematory.

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