CANFIELD - Raymond E. Bowyer, 71, died at 12:45 a.m. Friday, Nov. 16, 2012, at Hospice of the Valley Hospice House in Poland.
He was born March 2, 1941, in Youngstown, the son of Worthy and Ruth Jackson Bowyer Sr.
Ray was an operating engineer for Local 66.
He was a U.S. Army veteran of the 82nd Airborne having served in Germany.
Survivors include his companion, Carol Palmer, and a brother, Rodney of Boardman.
He was preceded in death by a brother and sister.
Friends may call from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Joseph Rossi and Sons Funeral Home in Niles.
Funeral services, including the Eagle's Lodge 3298 from Austintown and military honors, will be held at 6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Burial will be in K of P Cemetery in Burnsville, W.Va.