Mr. Ray Bower, age 58, formerly of Owensville, passed away Tuesday, September 13, 2011. He was retired from the Boeing Corp since 2000. He was an avid electronic gamer and dog trainer. He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Barbara Bower; three sons, Todd Bower, Michael Bower, and Devlin Bower; and a sister, Debra Metcalf. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Diane Gehlert. The family will receive friends Friday, September 16, 2011, from 12-3 p.m. at Currie-Jefferson Funeral Home, 2701 John Hawkins Parkway, Hoover, Ala.