William “Kelly” Bowker, 62 of Framingham MA and Walton NY died comfortably on Friday December 11, 2020 after a brief battle with COVID-19.
Kelly graduated from Walton Central High School in 1976 where he excelled in football, wrestling and FFA.
After High School Kelly worked at Kraft Breakstones for almost 20 years before taking a job with Union local 88 digging tunnels in Boston. Most recently he was employed by Pro-tech Solar Energy as a site supervisor building Solar Farms throughout the northeast.
Kelly dedicated his life to his family and friends- spending all of his free time visiting and traveling to see them. He was most happy doing anything that involved family, especially at the Families Hunting Cabin and spoiling his grandchildren.
Kelly is survived by his companion of more than 20 years Cindy Mahoney, Children: Kenknee (Evan) Bowker, Kris (Patti) Bowker, Korey (Kylee) Bowker, Kasey (Victoria) Bowker, and Courtney Mahoney, Grandchildren: Trista (Kal), Taylor (Elizabeth), Carter, Dawson , Kimber, and Hadlee Bowker and Great-Grandchildren: Dana and Lydia. Siblings: Pam Howland, Dan (Jean) Bowker, James (Linda) Bowker, Roger (Debbie) Bowker, Deb (Rich) Goodrich and Shawn (Terry) Hitt plus many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Kelly was pre-deceased by his Parents, Orson “Chub” Bowker and Barbara O’Hara Bowker and one Brother-in-law, Theron Howland. His sister, Ona Henderson passed away on January 16, 2021.
A celebration of Kelly’s life will be held on Friday, May 21, with calling hours from 9:30-11 A.M. at the New Hope Church on Stockton Ave in Walton, followed by a service, through the guidance of Pastor Larry, and burial immediately following at the Walton Cemetery - to which Friends and Family are all invited to attend. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made in Kelly’s name to the Barbara Bowker Irrevocable Trust to support continuous family use of the Cabin by donating to this GoFundMe page: https://gofund.me/73cc72fd