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“May your loved one Rest in Peace. I pray that you will be comforted by God, and have peace restored to you now, and in the days to come as well. ”
1 of 95 | Posted by: A friend

“To the family and friends of Mr. Jim Fowler:My heart felt condolences goes out to you. I really enjoyed watching Animal Kingdom. May God, the Father...Read More »
2 of 95 | Posted by: Cheryl Auflick - MYRTLE BEACH, SC

“Jim was such a gentle man to all the animals he helped. His appearances on the Tonight Show were so memorable. He & Johnny Carson made TV history...Read More »
3 of 95 | Posted by: A friend

“Deepest sympathy to the Fowler family. As I child I always looked forward to Sunday night's Wild Kingdom show. As a financial advisor for Mutual of...Read More »
4 of 95 | Posted by: Scott Schemmel - Sioux Falls, SD

“Jim Fowler's legacy still lives on in Atlanta, Georgia in his nephew's love of animals. His nephew, Dr. Fowler, is our veterinarian, and he shares...Read More »
5 of 95 | Posted by: Lorne & Stacey Coleman - Atlanta, GA

“I was saddened to learn of Mr. Fowler's passing ,I enjoyed watching him on television and learning from him about wild animals!I once had the great...Read More »
6 of 95 | Posted by: Peter Cullen - Clifton, NJ

“Jim Fowler was a household name when I was growing up. Every Sunday, we would hurry to eat dinner so we could all find our seat in the living room...Read More »
7 of 95 | Posted by: Kathleen Dougan - Dunkirk, NY

“I grew up watching Wild Kingdom. What a wonderful program. Your work on saving the animals was truly inspirational. My hope is there will be more...Read More »
8 of 95 | Posted by: Denise Hall - Montpelier, VA


9 of 95 | Posted by: Valenda Newell - Indianapolis, IN

“Betsey, So sorry for your loss. Susan ”
10 of 95 | Posted by: Susan Samples, Wolters - Peoria, IL

“Condolences to the family. Enjoyed his show. May Jim rest in peace ”
11 of 95 | Posted by: A fan - San Antonio, TX

“We had the honor of visiting and celebrating with Mr Jim at his 89th birthday celebration. Our thoughts and prayers with Ms Betsey and the family. ...Read More »
12 of 95 | Posted by: Johnny & Sallie Farr - Albany, GA

“To the family of Jim Fowler...Thank you for sharing him & he will never be forgotten. ”
13 of 95 | Posted by: Jo Ann - Hon, HI

Jim and his eagle. “I remember the First time I saw Jim on Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom! What a Giant of a Man!Little did I know that one day I would met this hero...Read More »
14 of 95 | Posted by: Catherine Miller - Buckhannon, WV


15 of 95 | Posted by: Catherine Miller - Buckhannon, WV

“He will call and they will answer. We shall see Jim again. So have faith and do not wonder, for this is within Gods plans. ”
16 of 95 | Posted by: Tina - Atlanta

“May all of you be comforted by the God of all comfort who is the creator of all things. Jim demonstrated his love for the beauty of living creatures. ”
17 of 95 | Posted by: P Thomas

“I really liked the shows he was on. We are sad now but gladness will come when he returns and Isaiah 11:6-9 is fulfilled. He will have so much fun...Read More »
18 of 95 | Posted by: Gail Porchia

“Betsy, we are thinking of you and your family. We love you and will hopefully see you soon. Jim & Holly Scott (GA) ”
19 of 95 | Posted by: Holly Scott - Tifton, GA - friend

“Please accept my deepest sympathy to the family and friends of Jim Fowler. For many years I truly enjoyed watching him on television. The loss of a...Read More »
20 of 95 | Posted by: Jolene - Chicago, IL

“To the Fowler Family & Friends: I had thoroughly enjoyed watching Jim throughout the years. What a joy he brought to the millions of viewers who...Read More »
21 of 95 | Posted by: A friend

“My deepest sympathy to the Fowler family. His contribution to the Wildlife and Nature movements were immeasurable. Always enjoyed seeing his...Read More »
22 of 95 | Posted by: - Cape Cod, MA

“Rest in peace ”
23 of 95 | Posted by: - San Antinio, TX

“From animal lovers all over the world. Thank you You will be greatly missed. ”
24 of 95 | Posted by: Denise Bieman - Portland, OR

“I first met Jim Fowler almost 30 years ago along the Platte River, Nebraska but had known him first from the early 1960s by watching Wild Kingdom. ...Read More »
25 of 95 | Posted by: John - NE

“My deepest sympathy to the family in you time of great loss, such a wonderful, warm, caring man. Betsey, Mark, and Carrrie, my family and I have so...Read More »
26 of 95 | Posted by: Susie Seegars - Fort Lawn, SC

“Aww, sad news. We were just talking about Jim earlier this week. We were saying how much we enjoyed him and Marlin's show so many years ago. They...Read More »
27 of 95 | Posted by: Lisa French - Penn Valley, CA

“Jim Fowler was our fellow wildlife lover. We're sorry to hear of his death and hope that his loved ones will be comforted by good memories and the...Read More »
28 of 95 | Posted by: - Baltimore, MD

“Rip ”
29 of 95 | Posted by: Scott - Sarasota, FL

“My heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Jim Fowler. May you have comfort and hope 2 Thessalonians 2:16,17 as you mourn the loss and...Read More »
30 of 95 | Posted by: D Hamilton - CA

“My deepest sympathy goes out to the family . May the true God comfort your broken hearts. For Psalms 50:15 says call and He will deliver in the day...Read More »
31 of 95 | Posted by: A friend

“Betsy, I am deeply sorry to hear of the passing of Jim. My heartfelt condolences to you and your family... I still cherish the watercolor you gave...Read More »
32 of 95 | Posted by: Carol Scott - Goshen, NH

“Rest in Peace in Heaven with the Angels!!! ”
33 of 95 | Posted by: Jeanne

“RIP!! Take care of those animals in Heaven."Thank you". ”
34 of 95 | Posted by: Cheryl Landin - Rocky Mount, NC

“My condolences to the family. I am very sorry for the loss of your beloved one. May you find comfort in knowing that one day many will have the...Read More »
35 of 95 | Posted by: A friend

“During this time of deep sadness for this family - Remember this God has 3 things he wants to give you - Peace of mind, a Hope and a Future....Read More »
36 of 95 | Posted by: - GA

“May God bless the Fowler family and friends with peace and comfort during this difficult time. Jim brought joy, wonder, and amazement to so many -...Read More »
37 of 95 | Posted by: - Charlotte, NC

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38 of 95 | Posted by: Neil Fisher - West Palm Beach, FL

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39 of 95 | Posted by: Neil Fisher - West Palm Beach, FL

“These obituary condolences reflect the genuine admiration, love and profound loss generated with Jim Fowlers passing. He will be greatly missed. I am...Read More »
40 of 95 | Posted by: Neil Fisher - West Palm Beach, FL

“Thank you so much, Jim, for bringing all of those animals into our lives every Sunday night, all of those years ago, and on Johnny Carson, which was...Read More »
41 of 95 | Posted by: Sally Bovino - Westport, CT

“He was a great educator. Taught millions of people to have animals in their thoughts. ”
42 of 95 | Posted by: Ron Reich - Fairborn, OH

“My condolences to Jim Fowler's family and friends. He was a great addition to my family as we viewed many of the animals he showed the public. In...Read More »
43 of 95 | Posted by: Rose hoyos - AZ

“Jim Fowler was such an inspiration to myself and others. It was such a thrill to see what he was going to do next. He made a lasting impression on...Read More »
44 of 95 | Posted by: Richard Zingery - Adamsville, TN

“RIP Mr Fowler. Thank you for all those years with the animals. I enjoyed watching you on TV and learned so much from you. ”
45 of 95 | Posted by: Donna Dimare - Fairview, TN

“Such an informative show about the creatures and world around us. Thank you, Jim. Rest In Peace. ”
46 of 95 | Posted by: Kathleen - OH


47 of 95 | Posted by: Matthew McGuire - Cheshire, CT

“A wonderful show, a kind and caring man.Rest In Peace Mr. Fowler ”
48 of 95 | Posted by: Mike Wayhart - Wildwood, MO

“Jim was a great inspiration to many in the field of wildlife conservation.He was a good friend of my Uncle (they went to school together) - I grew up...Read More »
49 of 95 | Posted by: Jim Prappas - League City, TX

“What can I say. For my hubby. I love him so dearly. Thank you all for your condolences. My life with him was precious. He did so much for the world...Read More »
50 of 95 | Posted by: Betsey Fowler - Norwalk, CT

“May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived. ”
51 of 95 | Posted by: A friend

“Awe with heartfelt sympathy .The memories you gave us all we are so grateful for . Rest peaceful . ”
52 of 95 | Posted by: - PA

“It was a pleasure to have you come to our schools and hospital here in Rochester I still get to Your favorite little restaurant ,ROCKYS when Im back...Read More »
53 of 95 | Posted by: Wally Hackett - Rochester, NY

“Jim has always been my hero. From the time I was a kid I watched Mutual of Omaha and my parents would always tell me when he was going to be on...Read More »
54 of 95 | Posted by: Mary Meier - Redding, CT - friend

“I have very good memories of visiting Jim Fowler's home and game farm near Albany Georgia when 7 years old in 1961. Jim was so kind and willing to...Read More »
55 of 95 | Posted by: Steven Miller - Cadiz, KY

“To the family. I am so sorry for your loss. May the God of all comfort be with you at this time. ”
56 of 95 | Posted by: A friend

“My condolences to the family and friends of Jim Fowler. ”
57 of 95 | Posted by: A friend

“To the family, you have my condolences for your loss. I used to think Mr. Fowler had to be out of his mind to allow wild animals to crawl all over...Read More »
58 of 95 | Posted by: Rose - GA

“To The Family Of Jim FowlerMy condolences to the family on the loss of your dear beloved one. May the God of all comfort,comfort you and grant you...Read More »
59 of 95 | Posted by: C. - IL

“Loved watching him growing up. ”
60 of 95 | Posted by: A friend

“Great memories watching Sunday night, The Wild Kingdom as a family. ”
61 of 95 | Posted by: T G - Ripon, WI

“The world lost a wonderful soul in Jim Fowler. I enjoyed him over the years on Wild Kingdom and his appearances on Johnny Carson, that was always a...Read More »
62 of 95 | Posted by: Jim Wright - Oklahoma city, OK

“As a little girl I had a terrible crush on him. Planned to marry him one day! I think I was about 8. Rest easy....what a lovely man. ”
63 of 95 | Posted by: Cathy - Ralleigh, NC

“Dear family; my condolences on your loss. I grew up watching Wild Kingdom on Sunday nights. I can remember Marlin was always safe in the helicopter...Read More »
64 of 95 | Posted by: Karl Wojcinski - Moline, IL

“My goodness THANK YOU for all the memories..."Jim down river with a giant anaconda "...You be half submerge struggling to stand your ground! Marlin...Read More »
65 of 95 | Posted by: Benita - MA

“A wonderful show about wildlife - been a long time since I watched it - very educational ”
66 of 95 | Posted by: Donald Ellett - Springfield, IL

“You remain my hero! Thanks for all the great memories you created for so many. Rest In Peace friend! ”
67 of 95 | Posted by: Chuck Cowan - Tyler, TX

“I enjoyed his show sometimes, and so many more I am sure, he will be missed sadly. Heartfelt condolences, Thoughts and prayers. ”
68 of 95 | Posted by: A friend

“"Until one has loved an animal, a part of one's soul remains unawakened." Anatole France So sorry to hear about Mr. Fowler's passing. We will miss...Read More »
69 of 95 | Posted by: A friend

“Condolences to the family. ”
70 of 95 | Posted by: c k

“I enjoyed Wild Kingdom with Marlin Perkins and Jim Fowler. I always watch animal shows. My prayers and condolences to Mr. Fowler's family. ”
71 of 95 | Posted by: Diana Patton - Melbourne, FL

“him and marlin were the best here on earth, and now as ever be in heaven. ”
72 of 95 | Posted by: mary harris - denton, TX

“Rest in peace Mr. Fowler. You were amazing on Wild Kingdom. It was so funny to see Mr. Perkins in the boat just as calm as he could be while you...Read More »
73 of 95 | Posted by: Renee' Reed - Cleveland, OH

“A legendary conservationist! ! A HERO to me! Thank you Jim ! Was an honor to meet you ! ”
74 of 95 | Posted by: Keith Caruso - Norhport, NY

“To the Fowler Family,Offering my sincere condolences. What beautiful memories I have sitting down EVERY Sunday evening to eagerly watch this timely...Read More »
75 of 95 | Posted by: Donna H - MD

“Thank you Mr. Fowler for sharing all of your wonderful, exciting adventures with the world and for your leadership in wildlife conservation. You were...Read More »
76 of 95 | Posted by: Tim Marston - Fortson, GA

“I was fortunate to meet and spend time with Jim at an AL Planners' meeting at Eufaula in the 1980s. What a nice, kind gentleman he was! On the spur...Read More »
77 of 95 | Posted by: Nancy Van Valkenburgh - AB

“Thank you for instilling a love of God's wilder creatures in us as children who watched you and Marlon Perkins. You brought the world to us, then. ...Read More »
78 of 95 | Posted by: A friend

“Jim Fowler has been apart of my family's life since I can remember. The education his shows and programs taught my family about the wildlife that...Read More »
79 of 95 | Posted by: Sonja Choate - Seabeck, WA

“To the Fowler family: We appreciate the education of the animal kingdom,your dear loved one provided. May the God of comfort give you the strength...Read More »
80 of 95 | Posted by: Wright - IL

“I have so many fond memories of Jim and his co-host on "Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom," and partly due to that show that I became so...Read More »
81 of 95 | Posted by: Steven Gold - TX

“To Tim Fowler my prayers are for the family and friends and all who loved him. May the God of all comfort be with you all during this sad time. To...Read More »
82 of 95 | Posted by: Wanda Henry - Windsor Mill, MD

“Godspeed Jim, and thank you for sharing a part of your life with us... ”
83 of 95 | Posted by: Harry Simpson - Buckeye, AZ

“Loved watching Wild Kingdom as a child - part of my childhood. Prayers for his family. ”
84 of 95 | Posted by: A friend

“Thanks for helping us learn and appreciate wildlife from our living rooms on Sunday evening. Rarely missed Wild Kingdom and Walt Disney. Rest in...Read More »
85 of 95 | Posted by: Lori Nemenz - Erie, PA

“I'm heartbroken that our world has lost someone so truly beautiful in spirit. I was BLESSED to work side by side with Jim for a handful of years,...Read More »
86 of 95 | Posted by: Alison O'Connor - Omaha, NE

“Rest in Peace ”
87 of 95 | Posted by: Scott Chamberland - Saint Agatha, ME

“I can still hear Marlin..."Jim watch out for that ..." on Wild Kingdom. Thank you for a lifetime of wildlife education! ”
88 of 95 | Posted by: Eric Burcher - Spring Valley, CA

“My deepest condolences to his family.....I used to watch him on the Tonight Show all the time...was one of my favorite guests....REST IN PEACE ”
89 of 95 | Posted by: James Martinkowski - Chicago, IL

“My condolences for your loss. May Jim rest in the memory of God and in the hearts of family, friends and fans who loved him dearly. And who...Read More »
90 of 95 | Posted by: T L - PA

“As a kid in the late 60s and early 70s, many a Sunday night at 7 PM with my dad I would be watching Marlon and Jim on their fabulous show on NBC. ...Read More »
91 of 95 | Posted by: Janet Salzman - Silver Spring, MD

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
92 of 95 | Posted by: SUE

“Thank you for all the respectful fun, education, and loving memories of your sharing animals of the world with us. My condolences to family,...Read More »
93 of 95 | Posted by: Ida D. He - RI

“Loved you and Marlin on Wild Kingdom as a kid. Rest in peace and hang out with Marlin. ”
94 of 95 | Posted by: Kirk Davis - PUNTA GORDA, FL

“I only knew Jim through his niece, Lynn Fowler, a naturalist in her own right. She told of how, when she was just a little girl, she would accompany...Read More »
95 of 95 | Posted by: Florence Drake - Readfield, ME


Jim passed away in May 2019.

Jim was a resident of Connecticut at the time of passing.

In lieu of flowers or gifts please feel free to donate to the Jim Fowler Legacy Fund via tax deductible donation to Earthquest (a 501c3) dedicated to Wildlife preservation and education.

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