James R. Lowery

August 13, 1935 ~ October 1, 2018 (age 83)

James R. Lowery, 83 of Fostoria. Ohio died Monday, October 1, 2018 at Blanchard Valley Hospital Findlay, OH. He was born August 13, 1935 in Fostoria, Ohio to Cletus & Susan (Snouffer) Lowery. He first married Lila Ogle, Feb. 2, 1954 and they divorced, he then married Rowena (Frederick)  August 18, 1975 and they later divorced.


Surviving are daughters Kathy L. Schindorff and Dee Burkett both of Fostoria,

son Daniel “Boone” Lowery of Arcadia; sister, Sandra D. Thompson of Merrells Inlet, SC.

10 Grandchildren and 19 Great Grandchildren.


He is preceded by parents, son Russel C. Lowery, daughter Barbara Lombardy;

brothers, Herbert, Harry and Charlie Lowery, sisters, Marge Jones, Dorothy Rohm, Mae Clinker, Ginnie Bohring and Mary Lou Leonard.


James retired as a truck driver for Wal-Mart and American Freight Systems. He was a member of Parkview Church in Findlay, was Marine Corps Veteran during the Korean War and a

1953 Grad of Fostoria High School. Jim was also a member of the Fostoria Moose, Eagles, VFW, AmVets and trustee at the American Legion, United Sportsman, Marine Corp league in Findlay & the Marine Corp Engineer Association.


Services will be held Thursday, October 4, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. at Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home Fostoria, Ohio with Pastor Donald Goodwin officiating.

Visitation will be held 2 hours prior to services from 10:00-12:00 p.m. Thursday at the Funeral Home. Burial will be at Knollcrest Cemetery Arcadia, OH with Military Honors by the United Veterans of Fostoria.


Memorials can be made to Toys for Tots.

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