Born 9-27-1941 -- Died 7-16-2004
Fredrick Dave "Bud" Hower, 62, of Alton, Mo. was born Sept. 27, 1941, in Detroit, Mich., and died July 16, 2004., at his home.
Survivors include his wife, Laura of the home; three children -- Buddy Hower and wife, Misty, Michelle Barton and husband, Gene, all of Alton, and William Noble Hower and wife, Sara, of Heber Springs, Ark.; his mother, Allegra Hower; a brother, Jim Hower and wife, Reva; four grandchildren -- Brittni, Cole, Megan and Emily all of Alton; and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
Preceding him in death was his father, William F. "Fred" Hower and a nephew, Jeremiah Hower.
The funeral was July 19 at the Clary Chapel with John McFarlen and Kenneth Hall both officiating. Interment was in the Hower family cemetery located at Many Springs, with arrangements under the direction of the Clary Funeral Home of Alton, Mo.