Christopher Damian ‘Chris’ Bower

It is with heavy hearts we share the passing of our beloved son, brother, uncle, father, grandfather, and friend Christopher D. Bower on November 1st.

Born June 20th, 1965 in Lawrence, Kansas to Vince and Linda Bower, he enjoyed calling Lawrence his home.  He was a Lawrence High School alumni and U.S. Army and Reserves veteran.  His creative spirit, endless curiosity, sense of humor, sensitive nature, and devotion to his best friend, Kai whose so recent passing affected him greatly, will be forever missed.

Chris is survived by his mother, Linda Kay Provo, Lawrence, father, Robert Vincent Bower, Omaha, daughters, Misty and Sierra Pritchard, Lawrence, brother, Gregory Louis Bower, Lawrence, sister, Michelle Moreland, Lawrence, nieces and nephews, Josh Moreland, Molly Moreland, Emily Moreland, Austin Bower and Sebastian Bower, and grandchildren Cameron and Kaya Kay Shackelford. He also leaves behind a special friend, Joy Allen.

A memorial service and art show will be held at 2 pm Sunday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home & Crematory. The family encourages any donations be made in his name to the Lawrence Humane Society, in care of the funeral home, 601 Indiana St., Lawrence, KS, 66044.