Frederick H. Mowen

May 26, 1939 ‒ August 24, 2014

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Frederick H. Mowen, age 75, of Mount Vernon went home to be with his Lord on Sunday evening, August 24, 2014 at Mount Carmel Saint Ann’s Hospital. He was born on May 26, 1939 in Dayton, son of the late Frederick and Nancy (Hampton) Mowen.

Fred proudly served his country in the Army and was a member of the American Legion. He was also a member of Faith Baptist Church in Mount Vernon. Fred was a retired Foreman for TRW and after retirement worked part time at Lowes. He was also a Poll worker for the Board of Elections and a part time firefighter for Marion Township. He was a fan of the Cincinnati Bengals and enjoyed fishing, playing cards and golfing with friends. Fred’s greatest passion was spending time with his grandkids and watching their sporting events.

In addition to his parents, Fred was preceded in death by a daughter, Crystal; step father, Earnest Baird; brother, Charles; and a sister and brother-in-law, Carolyn and Harry McIntire.

Fred is survived by his loving wife, Pat (Brockmeyer) Mowen; son, David (Teresa) Mowen of Pickerington; daughter, Angel (Thomas) Atchison of Westerville; grandchildren, Ashley, Ross, and Aaron; brother, Michael; sisters, Nancy (Jerry), Karen, Marilyn (Hank), and Debbie (Reb); and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 4-7 p.m. on Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home, 201 Newark Rd., with Military Honors provided by the Knox County Joint Veterans Council following the visitation.

A celebration of life service will be held at 4 p.m. on Thursday, August 28, 2014 at the Faith Baptist Church, 8764 Martinsburg Rd, Mount Vernon with Pastor Doug Forsythe officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the James Cancer Hospital & Solove Research Institute,660 Ackerman Road, P.O. Box 183112, Columbus, OH 43218-3112.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at

The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Frederick H. Mowen.

  • So sorry to hear of Fred’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family at this difficult time.

  • Pat…we are very sorry for your loss…he was a good and kind man…and a man of GOD….he will be sadly missed by those who knew and loved him….but be comforted in the fact..he is sleeping with the

  • We are deeply sorry for your loss. You could always count on Fred for a smile and some conversation. Fred was a wonderful man and we are very saddened at his passing. Our prayers are with all of you at this time of sorrow.

    The Burris Family

  • Sorry for the loss of Fred…always wondered how he was doing. We’ll miss him at Lowes. Rest in Peace my friend…Doug/co-worker at TRW

  • Our hearts and prayers are with you , so sorry for your loss we love you and god bless. ..

  • Was so sorry to hear of Fred’s passing. I worked for Fred at Kelsey Hays (TRW) in the late 80 s. He was a kind and compassionate leader. It was easy to see that Fred was indeed a man of strong faith. My prayers are extended to his wife and his children at this time.

  • Fred will be sadly missed but I can just hear him up there singing with the angels. One day we will meet again in great reunion. Prayers are with Pat and family.

  • sorry for your lost aunt pat our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time

  • Pat, we are so very sorry for your loss. Fred was a wonderful loving and caring man who will be terribly missed. Always with a smile and some wonderful conversation. Jim enjoyed their working relationship at TRW and I enjoyed seeing his smiling face at the craft shows. May your wonderful memories bring you peace during your time of loss.

  • I was so sadden to learn of Fred’s passing. He sure was one of a kind. Oh how I enjoyed getting to know him and you PAt, over the years we worked together at Lowes. Even when he stopped work you guys would come in to visit. He sure taught me a lot, and he was such an inspiration of loving our Heavenly FAther.
    We all know he is an angel now, in no more pain and at peace. Let the memories carry you through the tough days. Call me anytime , Pat, if you need anything at all. Love to all. Becky

  • We are so very sorry to hear about Fred. He will so be missed. His humor oh my. He has always been so good to us. Love him. Pat if we can do anything please let us know. You are all in our prayers.

  • a very sad day for fred and his family/we wish the best for fred and bhifamily//also we will miss fred at card playing i know we all will/buddy and margaret epling

  • We send our condolences to Fred’s family and even though this is a painful time, we know that he is at peace and is with our Heavenly Father.

  • So sorry for your loss. I worked with Fred at Lowes and the thing that comes to mind about Fred is, whenever he saw you he spoke and asked how you were doing.

  • Worked with Fred for almost 20 years at TRW. I am so sorry for your loss. He was a great man and will be missed by many. Prayers for peace and strength are sent.

  • My condolences to SGM Mowen and your Family..
    Stay strong! He is in a better place to watch over his family now..
    Keep your hearts on GOD and he will keep you through these times of sorrow… GOD Bless

  • Pat and Family we are sadden to hear of Fred’s passing. We feel very blessed that we were able to know Fred his words of kindness and advise along with his funny jokes will stay with us for a life time. Thoughts and Prayers are with you.
    Your Compassionate friend forever!

  • Dear Pat, So Sorry, My thoughts and prayers go out to you and the Family.
    Fred was a good friend as are you, we made a lot of great memories together.
    Let those and your kids sustain you for the time ahead.
    God Be With you.

  • We are so sorry for your loss, our thoughts and prayers are with you. I (Bunny) worked with Fred at Lowe’s, he was a kind and friendly gentleman who will greatly be missed.
    Sam, Bunny & Jillian Vance

  • To the people that loved Frederick
    I am very sorry for the loss of your loved one; As a Father, a Grand-Father, Family Member or a Friend to him. I hope that he stays in your hearts and in your minds to remember good memories. Loved ones only leave in body, they have engraved love and memories in your life through out the years you have shared with them. I have sent this condolence in regard to Teresa and David Mowen.

  • Our thoughts and prayers are with you Pat. Fred was such a good man. We miss him now, and wait patiently on the Lord, expectant of His return- confident we will see Fred again. May God be with you during this time Pat

  • David, Teresa, Pat, and family…We our so sorry for your loss. Fred was such a strong figure in your family and his strength will be missed. Our prayers our with you. Big hugs to all of you. Ron and Tina

  • Sending condolences to Fred’s Family. So sad to hear of his passing. I worked with Fred on Election Days and enjoyed all of his stories about his children and grandchildren. He will definitely be remembered. May he rest in peace.