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Henry Elroy Fowler: Aberdeen

1932 – 2017

     Henry Elroy “Roy” Fowler of Aberdeen died peacefully Wednesday, July 12, at his home surrounded by his family. He was 85.

     Mr. Fowler was born in Columbus County on March 18, 1932 to Samuel and Mary Lue Fowler.

     He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Alease Carmichael Fowler; his sons Denny Fowler and wife Debbie of Aberdeen, Dewayne Fowler and wife Donna of Oak Island; his daughter Derinda Hobson and husband Kelly of Aberdeen; his sister Bernice Fawcett of Cabot, Arkansas; his grandchildren Stacey and Jeremy Fowler, Ledena Dye and husband Scott, Collin Hobson, and many nieces and nephews.

     He was preceded in death by his parents, Samuel and Mary Lue Fowler and brothers, Hartford Fowler, Leo Fowler and Robert Fowler.

     Family planned to receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, July 14 at Boles Funeral Home in Southern Pines.

     A funeral service was planned for 2 p.m. Saturday, July 15, at Aberdeen First Baptist Church with Rev. Mike Branscome officiating, burial following at Pinelawn Memorial Park, Southern Pines.


     In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Aberdeen First Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 1066 Aberdeen, NC 28315.

     A guest register is available here.