Richard L. Fowler

September 09, 1941 ‒ November 05, 2002

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Richard L. Fowler, age 61, of Divelbiss Road, Mount Vernon, Ohio died Tuesday November 5, 2002 at his residence. He was born on September 9, 1941 in Mount Vernon to the late Floyd and Lena (Buskirk) Fowler. He served in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War. Mr. Fowler was a member of the Mount Vernon Grace Brethren Church. He was a 1959 graduate of Mount Vernon High School and a 1967 graduate of the Reppart Auction School of Decatur, Indiana. Mr. Fowler had been a licensed auctioneer since the age of 16 and had been a real estate agent and broker for over 35 years. He was employed by the N.E.R. and COPART Auto Auction in Hammond and Indianapolis, Indiana, Lawrenceburg, Kentucky and Columbus, Ohio. Locally Mr. Fowler served as auctioneer at Producers Livestock for 34 years and covered the state with other livestock auctions. Mr. Fowler was a Morris Township trustee for 12 years.

He is survived by his Fiancé Jo Miller, two sons, Darren (Connie) Kessler, Matthew L. (Heather M.) Fowler both of Mount Vernon, three grandchildren, Alisha and Devin Kessler and Gionna Marie Fowler and a brother Harold Roger Fowler of Mount Vernon. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Friends may call Friday from 5 to 8 PM at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home where a funeral service will be Saturday at 11 AM where friends may call an hour prior. Rev. Gordy Harmon will officiate. Burial will follow in Morris Chapel Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1105 Mount Vernon Avenue, Marion, Ohio 43302 or to Hospice of Knox County, 302 East High Street, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050.