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“Mrs. Lois, You and I worked together at First National Bank. I am so sorry to hear about your loss. Mr. Ron will always be remembered for all the...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Brenda Watson

“Mrs. Lois, Ben, & family, So sorry to hear of Mr. Ron's death. He always had a kind word and smile for everyone. May God bless you and keep you in...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Karen Sieber Best

“Lois and Family: You may not remember me but I fondly remember you and Ron when I lived in DeWitt. I visited with him many times at the park . I...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Rachael Merritt

“I am sorry to hear about your loss. Mr. Fowler married my husband and I in 2001. I also will never forget all of the hard work he put in at the...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Shelly and Richard Warner

“Lois and family, we were deeply sadden to read about Ron's death. But smiled just thinking about the many Ruritan meetings and community projects he...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Jerry and Connie Moser

“Lois and Family, We have you and your family in our prayers and we are remembering the good times we had with you two at DeWitt and all the Ruritan...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Charles Ed and Shirley Fread & Family

“Ben and family, you have my condolences on your loss of your father, husband and grandfather. ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: Dee Blakley


Ronald Eugene Fowler, age 78 of Searcy, died Friday, July 25, 2008. He was born April 14, 1930 in Geneseo, Illinois, to the late Delos and Fern Fowler. After graduating from Geneseo Township High School he earned a Masters Degree in Farm Economics at the University of Illinois. He retired from the United States Army Reserve with the rank of Colonel. During his retired years, he spent his time as a volunteer at DeWitt City Park and enjoying his hobbies, hunting and woodwork.

He is survived by his wife of 39 years, Lois Fowler; four daughters Susan (Walter) Kesselman of Monticello, IL, Sue (David) Cranmer of Searcy, Sheila (Will) Lanker of Monticello, IL, Shirley (Wayne) Moore of Riverton, IL; two sons, Ben (Diana) Allen of Bryant, AR and Steven Fowler of Princeto, IL; twelve grandchildren; two brothers and three sisters. He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters.

A Memorial Service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, July 28, 2008 at the Powell Funeral Home Chapel in Searcy with Rev. Rockey Starnes officiating.

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