MERCED SUN-STAR 9 OCTOBER 1995; OBITUARIES
ARNOLD SOWERS, 62
   Commercial Salesman

   Arnold Jay Sowers, a native of Mountainview, Okla., died Friday at his home.  He was 62.
   Mr Sowers was born on June 29, 1933.  He lived in Merced for 45 years and loved restoring automobiles, bird hunting, gardening and was a metal artisan.  He also enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.
   He was a commercial salesman for Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co.
   Mr. Sowers is survived by his wife, Peggy M. Sowers of Merced; two daughters, Brenda Bullard of Merced and Sharon Walters of Modesto; one son, Arnold J. Sowers II of Naples, Idaho; his mother, Georgia Salyer of Merced; and six grandchildren.
   Visitation is scheduled for today from 2 to 9 p.m. at Ivers and Alcorn Funeral Home.  Funeral services are set for Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with the Rev. Jeff Leis of Yosemite Church officiating.
   Interment will be private.

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