James G. Fowler Jr.
October 28, 1923 ‒ December 07, 2013
James G. Fowler Jr., age 90, of Amity, passed away on Saturday, December 7, 2013 at the Laurels of Mount Vernon.
He was born on October 28, 1923 in Amity, Ohio to the late James and Lula Pearl (Rodehaver) Fowler. James was a lifelong farmer. He was a Pike Township Trustee for numerous years and was also a member of the Amity United Methodist Church. James was a veteran serving in the United States Navy Seabees during WWII.
He is survived by his wife, of over 68 years, Charlotte (Yaeger) Fowler; three daughters, Debra Fowler of Mount Vernon, Jodi Wright of Chicago, Leah (Rob) Clendening of Mount Vernon; three sons, Jeff (Bethanne) Fowler of Amity, Jim Fowler of Amity, Chris (Wendi) Fowler of Amity; thirteen grandchildren, Jeremiah Fowler, Erin Burger, Dustin Wright, Alison Wright, Adam Wright, Janelle McGregor, Mary Ann Fowler, Lisa Fowler, Jack Fowler, Emma Fowler, Reese Clendening, Drew Clendening, Mitch Clendening; twelve great-great grandchildren; a daughter-in-law Char Fowler of Amity and a significant member of the family Jean-Pierre Villemalard of Paris, France.
Besides his parents, James was preceded in death by his granddaughter Holly Fowler; and three sisters, Ila Ransom, Martha Yoakam and Gerry Drake.
Friends may call on Wednesday from 5-7 PM at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home. A service will be held on Thursday at the Amity United Methodist Church beginning at 11 AM with Rev. Mike Stine officiating. Burial will follow in Amity Cemetery.
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