Keith W. Bower of Trumansburg passed away at home surrounded by family on Saturday, October 5, 2013 at the age of 81.

Keith was born in Mecklenburg on November 21, 1931, a son to the late Homer and Ethel (Leonard) Bower. He owned and operated Fieldstone Farms in Trumansburg for many years and also worked at Cornell University.

Keith is survived by his wife of 61 years, Rhoda Bower of Trumansburg; and a daughter, Bonnie (George) Bower-Dennis of Albuquerque, New Mexico.

In keeping with Keith’s wishes, services will be private for the family.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks those who wish to make a contribution in Keith’s memory to kindly consider Hospicare of Tompkins County, 172 East King Road, Ithaca, NY 14850.