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John SowersMale 1960 - 1982  (22 years)

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  • Name John Sowers  [1
    Born 3 Apr 1960  Bellefontaine, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Nov 1982  Southern Knox County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Nov 1982  Fairview Cemetary, West Liberty Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3935  Our Back Rhodes Genealogy Pages
    Last Modified 20 May 2012 

    Father John Fred Sowers 
    Mother Joyce Joan Moore 
    Family ID F1224  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • John Sowers was killed when the automobile in which they were riding went out of control on slippery pavement and struck two other vehicles in southern Knox County. Sowers, was pronounced dead at Knox Community Hospital East in Mt. Vernon.e deeived a BA in Journalism from The Ohio State University on Friday, June 11, 1982. He was a very promising young man with a great personality. He had graduated from Indian Lake High School where he was a valedictorian, a member of Nationa l Honor Society, member of the baseball team and active in the music department.

      Springfield Daily News, April 2, 1977, p. 12
      Boy, 8, Stuck By Truck, Dies of Injuries
      Bellefontaine - Brian Miller, 8, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward L. Miller of Bellefontaine, Route 2, died in Lima Memoria Hospital shortly before noon Friday as a result of injuries received when he was struck by a truck on April 11.
      He and a playmate, Brenda Castle, 11, reportedly ran onto a county road to retrieve a ball and were struck by a truck driven by John A. Sower, 17, of Bellefontaine, Route 4. Castle was pronounced dead on arrival at Mary Rutan Hospital, Bellhly after the accident and Miller was transferred to Lima Memorial Hospital the same day and never regained consciousness.

  • Sources 
    1. [S448] GEDCOM file imported on 29 Mar 2003.