Dallas Spencer Bowser died on August 30, 2022 in Reading, PA. Dallas was born on December 1, 1931 in Warren, Ohio. Dallas lived in Fayetteville-Manlius for 30 years and spent 14 winters as a snowbird in Las Cruces, New Mexico.
Dallas graduated from Hiram College, attended Columbia University and served in the Naval Air Reserve. As an engineer for General Electric for 37 years, he was instrumental in the development of the computer systems that provided intelligence during the Cold War (412- L).
Dallas’ love of travel began as a child traveling to the National Parks with his parents, and continued throughout his life. While with GE he lived in Germany with his wife and children for 4 years. They travelled extensively throughout the world from that point and continuing into retirement.
During his time in Europe, he fell in love with his favorite sport- skiing, which he enjoyed until he was 80. Dallas loved the symphony, tinkering around the house and all things southwestern. His love of puns kept his wife’s eyes rolling! Many had the pleasure of hearing his beautiful bass voice in the many choirs he participated in, particularly the choir of The United Church of Fayetteville.
Dallas is survived by his wife of almost 70 years, Margery M, daughter Cynthia (George Semmens), son Douglas (Gail), his 4 grandchildren (Katharine, Geoffrey, Erin and Kyle) and 3 great granddaughters (Clara, Lydia and Emma).
A memorial will be held at The United Church of Fayetteville on November 19 at 11:00am. Calling hours will be at the church at 10:00am. In lieu of flowers a contribution in Dallas’ name may be made to The National Park Foundation (Nationalparks.org). Bean Funeral Homes, Sinking Spring is in charge of arrangements and online condolences may be made at www.beanfuneralhomes.com.