He was married to Christine L. (Rosser) Lowry on Oct. 6, 1981 and she survives. He is also survived by his children Sandra Taylor and husband Albert, Greenfield, Steven Straub and wife Debbie, Byron Lowry and Jay Lowry; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
He retired from Western Electric in Indianapolis, attended the Putnamville Baptist Church and served in the U. S. Air Force during the Korean War.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his granddaughter, Tina Marie Brown.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. at the Whitaker Funeral Home in Cloverdale. Visitation will be on Tuesday from 11 a.m. until service time at the funeral home. Interment will be in the Cloverdale Cemetery.
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