EAST LIVERPOOL — John M. Bowers, Sr., of East Liverpool, passed away suddenly Tuesday morning, February 16, 2021 at his home. He was 76. Born in Columbus, January 9, 1945, he was the son of the late John Bowers and Mary Angela Tomlison Bowers. A resident of this area most of his life, he worked at the former Crucible Steel until 1982 and then worked at Neo Industries in total over 49 years of service. During his days in retirement John enjoyed his time working on and rebuilding his custom automobiles, boats and trains. Charter boat fishing on Lake Erie was also a passion of his. Recently, John worked at Hill International and Busy Beaver in Calcutta. A member of St. John Lutheran Church, at one time he was associated with the Ohioville Volunteer Fire Department.