Robert "B.J" Joseph Sowers, 58, of Ozark Acres died Sept. 3, 2005, at his home. He was born in Indianapolis, Ind. He was employed as a dental technician at BJ Dental of Highland.
Survivors include his wife Robin Johnson Sowers of Ozark Acres; his mother, Betty Woodson Sowers of Speedway, Ind.; two sons -- Timmie Berry of Ozark Acres and Kirk Burkhardt of Indianapolis, Ind.; three daughters -- Heather Stowers of Harrison, Ark., Tracy Burkhardt of Cherokee Village, and Sherry Spears of North Vernon, Ind.; three sisters -- Barbara Boone of Crawfords-ville, Ind., Patti Ikemire of Indianapolis, Ind., and Debi Savage of Speedway, Ind.; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his father, Robert L. Sowers; and one daughter, Crystal Burkhardt.
A memorial service was held Sept. 11 at New Song Baptist Church at Williford, with Pastor Blake Shaw officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Heath Funeral Home.