David Bowers Passed Away

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Georgetwon, ME, USA – David Bowers, Chairman of the Board and a founder and former President of Woodex Bearing Company, died February 6th after a long illness. He was 74.

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David Bowers

As President of Woodex, Dave developed the MECO shaft seal product line, and brought the brand to prominence in the food, chemical, plastics and other process industries. He continued as Chairman following his retirement in January, 2012, when ownership of Woodex transitioned to an ESOP trust.

Dave was a music lover, an avid yachtsman and an amateur radio operator. He resided with his wife, Betty, in Washington, North Carolina and Georgetown, Maine.

Contributions in David's memory may be made to the Rotary International Foundation, 1560 Sherman Avenue, Evanston IL 60201.

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