Dennis L. Showers, 60, of Elyria, passed away Sunday, January 5, 2014, at University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center, following a brief illness. He was born in Erie, Pennsylvania, and grew up in Altoona. He resided in Elyria for the past 32 years.
His many hobbies include boating, renovating their homes, and flying RC airplanes. Dennis was recently the president of the Suburban RC Flyers group and was an active member for many years. He was a volunteer with Big Brother and Big Sisters organization and a past treasurer with The Boy Scouts of America.
Survivors include his wife of 32 years, Mary M. (nee Miller); two sons, Capt. Brandon (Jamie) Showers of Marine Corps Air Station, New River, North Carolina and Sgt. Corey (Carissa) Showers of Richlands, North Carolina, both currently serving in the United States Marine Corps; sister, Sandra (Ulrich) Keller of St. Simmons Island, Georgia.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Donald L. and Marie C. (nee O’Neil) Showers.
The family will receive friends 5 until 8 P.M., Wednesday, January 8, 2014, at Bogner Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 36625 Center Ridge Rd., N. Ridgeville, where funeral services will be held 11 A.M. Thursday, January 9, 2014. Reverend Beth McKee, interim pastor of Emmanuel Lutheran Church, will officiate.
Memorial contributions are suggested to Harvest for Hunger, 1331 Euclid Ave. Cleveland, OH 44115.