Lonnie Fowler: Loris

1946 – 2021

     Lonnie Fowler of Loris passed away on Sunday, Jan. 24. He was 74.

     Mr. Fowler was born on Aug. 19, 1946 in Tabor City to the late Thurman Fowler and the late Ruby Williams Fowler.

     Mr. Fowler retired from the South Carolina Department of Transportation and was a longtime member of Dogwood Hill Baptist Church. Since his retirement he poured his time and energy into his garden that has benefited the entire community. He was also a master tinkerer who loved to repair and rebuild farm and lawn equipment and often his children’s vehicles.

     Survivors include his wife, Brenda G. Fowler of the home; son Michael Fowler and wife Ruth Anne of Wake Forest; daughter Jaime Berlowitz and husband Bryan of Conway; four grandchildren, Kaitlyn Johnson, Madilyn Johnson, Isabella Johnson, and Christian Berlowitz; a brother, Roger Fowler and wife, Susie of Loris; a sister Hazel Whittington of Green Sea; and many loving nieces, nephews, and extended family.

     Mr. Fowler was predeceased by his two brothers, Ronald Fowler and Dale Fowler; and two sisters, Geraldine Meares and Ruthine Simmons.

     Visitation was planned from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 26, at Hardwick Memorial Chapel.

     Funeral services were planned for 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27, at Dogwood Hill Baptist Church.

     Memorials may be made to Dogwood Hill Baptist Church at 1040 Mt. Zion Road, Loris, SC 29569.

     A guest register is available here.