James Bowerman

BOWERMAN, James Richard, 76, of Hillman died on Feb. 19, 2014, at his residence.

He is survived by his sons, Randy Taylor of Brighton, Jay (Sherry) Erickson of Plymouth, and Michael Taylor of Muskegon; daughters, Cindy Erickson of California, Deanna (Ray) Greene of Hillman, Sue Dalpe of Stafford, Va., Sheila Hallowell of Grand Rapids, Shawn (Eric) Shipp of Stafford, Va., and Joanna Whittman of Hillman; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren.

As were his wishes, cremation has taken place and there will a memorial held in celebration of his life at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, at the Green Funeral Home; Hillman; Pastor Roger Steele officiating. Visitation will take place from 2 p.m. until time of service. Condolences may be sent via its website at www.greenfuneralhomes.com.