Lowell E. Mooney

April 05, 1934 ‒ December 20, 2018

Mount Liberty, Ohio

Lowell E. Mooney, age 84, of Mount Liberty passed away at his home on Thursday, December 20, 2018 with his loving family at his side.

He was born on April 5, 1934 in Mount Liberty to the late Robert and Florence (McKinstry) Mooney.  Lowell was employed at Cooper’s here in Mount Vernon and retired with over 43 years of service.  He also owned and operated Mooney’s Tree Trimming and Dry Creek Sales.  Lowell was a fan of The Ohio State University.  He enjoyed horses and attending auctions.  He was a member of the Willow Grove Advent Christian Church.  But most of all, Lowell loved the time he spent with his family.

He is survived by his wife, of over 65 years, Shirleen (Stoneburner) Mooney; his son Michael (Laurie) Mooney; two daughters Cathy Summers, Linda (Dr. Gary) Parson; five grandchildren, Jennifer (Jim) Conde, Shawn (Sheri) Mattox, Tiffany (Heath) Mickley, Kaitlyn Mooney, Justin Mooney; nine great grandchildren; and one great-great grandson.

In addition to his parents, Lowell was preceded in death by his brother Wayne Mooney.

Friends may call on Thursday, December 27, 2018 from 4-7PM at the Willow Grove Advent Christian Church (7192 Columbus Rd. Mount Liberty, OH 43048).  A service will be held on Friday, at the church, beginning at 11AM with Pastor Chad Davis and Mr. Nathan Yost officiating.  Burial will follow in Mount Liberty Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to: Hospice of Central Ohio or to Willow Grove Advent Christian Church (PO Box 15, Mount Liberty, Ohio 43048)

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

The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Lowell E. Mooney.


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  • Dearest Shirleen & family, I am so very sorry to hear of the passing of your beloved husband, father & grandfather, especially at this time of year. You are in my thoughts & prayers. Big hugs.

  • Shirleen & family, Lowell was such a kind person. Will always remember the fun times we all shared. Love you all.

  • Thinking of you all and if there is anything at all w can help with do let us know. He was a good man and a proud father, good to all. Everyone will surely miss him. God bless you Shirleen and family.

  • Condolences to Shirleen & all of the family! I will remember Lowell for all the great things he did for all in Mt Liberty. He always plowed everyone out in the winters. He used to let us sled ride on his big hill & pull our sleds back up the hill, with his tractor, to do it again & again! Such good memories! Love Roxanne & Ron.

  • I’m sorry for your loss. I haven’t lived in the area for quite a while. My maiden name was Kroninger. My parents were Karl and Peg Kroninger. My husband Larry and I lived next door to them in the country with our three children. They were close to the ages of your children, Cathy. Again, I’m sorry for your loss.

  • Dear Shirleen and Family — We were so sorry to read about Lowell’s passing. We knew him through Cooper, and he will be remembered by so many. We are sending you our deepest sympathy and friendship. Sincerely, Susie and Dick Huggins/Fredericktown

  • To the Mooney Family: I am so sorry to see this obituary of Lowell . . I first knew about him when he was an excellent basketball player for Centerburg, and later through Coopers. And, more recently, I would see him now and then in Mount Vernon or Church. He was a kind and gentle man, and prayers for peace will be raised for your family.

  • Mike, so sorry to see that your father passed away. May God give you and your family comfort at this time of loss.

  • Shirleen,Linda, Mike and families I’m so very sorry to hear of Lowell’s passing. May you find comfort in all the special memories you have shared over the years. Prayers for all during this difficult time.

  • Linda, I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your father. I know how hard it can be. Just know that you’re in my thoughts and prayers. Love, Pam (McDonald) Hissong.

  • I’m sincerely sorry for your loss. Jeff thought the world of him and Shirleen. My thoughts and prayers to the entire family.

  • I really enjoyed working with Lowell at Cooper’s. He was truly a good soul. He will be missed. R.I.P. my friend.