Douglas Gene Bowers

Bowers, circa 1997

  • Missing Since 11/14/1997
  • Missing From Worth Township, Michigan
  • Classification Endangered Missing
  • Sex Male
  • Race White
  • Date of Birth 05/22/1947 (72)
  • Age 50 years old
  • Height and Weight 5'8, 125 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics Caucasian male. Graying blond hair, blue eyes. Bowers wears prescription eyeglasses. He has a beard.

Details of Disappearance

Bowers was last seen at Waylon's Roadhouse Bar on Lakeshore Road in Worth Township, Michigan on November 14, 1997. He lived in an apartment above the establishment. He has never been heard from again.

On December 8, Bowers's 1985 Buick Electra station wagon was found in the parking lot of a Meijer store in Fort Gratiot, Michigan. Blood was on one of the car windows.

An extensive search of the area surrounding the Meijer store produced no evidence as to Bowers's whereabouts. Foul play is suspected in his case; his disappearance is considered to be a possible homicide.

Investigating Agency

  • Sanilac County Sheriff's Office 810-648-5636

Updated 2 times since October 12, 2004. Last updated October 5, 2010; distinguishing characteristics and details of disappearance updated.