Harold R. Fowler

December 24, 1937 ‒ April 04, 2018

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Harold R. Fowler, age 80, of Mount Vernon passed away on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at his home.

He was born on December 24, 1937 in Mount Vernon to the late Floyd and Lena (Buskirk) Fowler. Harold was employed at Schneider Trucking and United Precast Inc.  He was a member of Colonial City Moose Lodge #2555, Amvets Post #95, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #4027 here in Mount Vernon and also was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles in Newark.  He enjoyed riding his Harley-Davidson Motorcycle, traveling to Florida, and The Ohio State University football team.

He is survived by his wife Barbara (Vail) Fowler; three daughters, Donna Sue Goare, Judy Cantrell, Becky Fowler; step daughter Donna (Shaun) Magers; step sons Tom (Brenda) Griffith, Don (Bonnie) Griffith; two grandchildren; one step grandchild; and three step great grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, Harold was preceded in death by his daughter Patty Lingel.

There will be no calling hours. The family will observe a private graveside service in Morris Chapel Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to: Hospice of Knox County.

To send the family a condolence online visit: www.snyderfuneralhomes.com

The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Harold R. Fowler.

  • I’m heartbroken. He was an amazing friend to everyone he knew! Love to you Barb and the family.

  • Barb –
    Please know that our thoughts & prayers are with you and your family .

  • Sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and yours. We have a lot of fond memories of Harold that we will always treasure.

  • To Barb and Family,
    So sorry to hear about Harold’s passing. Your in my prayers.
    May God be your strength and comfort through the days a head.

    My sympathy to all,
    Rhonda Young

  • Barb,
    We are saddened to see Harold’s passing. Always enjoyed our conversations with you two when we would see you two out.
    May God wrap his loving arms around you at this time.
    God’s Peace, Allen & Melissa Dexter

  • Our heartfelt sympathy Barb. You are in our prayers bough s and prayers during this difficult time. Harold was one of my favorite patients.

  • Drop that hammer Pappy!!
    You are now free to fly as fast, or go as slow as you want. You are a true truck driver legend to me. You taught me the pride of the road. I have never forgotten all of the great truck driving lessons. I still practice them each day.

    Fly free and happy !! You left many Wonderful Memories that you taught as life lessons in your time!!

    You are missed my dear friend and confidant!!

  • Judy and Donna,
    So sorry to hear about your dad. Hope you are doing well. It’s been a long time since I’ve seen you two and always wondered how you doing. Love you two.
    Donna Angel Wells