Richard (Dick) Bowersox

Richard (Dick) Bowersox, 92, of Virginia Beach, Virginia, died Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018.

He was born Aug. 25, 1926, in Tiffin, to Howard and Marie Bowersox.

He is survived by five daughters, Sue Walton, Jan Thiel, Nora Daugherty, Regina Cheetham and Amy Emilio; a son, Stewart Bowersox; a sister, Beverly Cramer; three stepchildren; and 10 grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Jan; and a daughter, Jill Ferranti.

He served in the Merchant Marines during World War II.

A memorial service, with military honors, will take place at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18, at VFW Post 392, 2408 Bowland Prky., Virginia Beach, VA 23454. Interment will be in Albert G. Horton Memorial Veterans Cemetery Suffolk, Virginia, at a later date.

In memory, please honor an elderly person or veteran with an act of kindness, or memorial contributions may be made to Hospice House, 3760 Sentara Way, Virginia Beach, VA 23452.