James A. Fowler, 84, Silver Lake, passed away at 5:35 p.m. Sunday, July 18, 2021, at his residence.
James was born on Aug. 30, 1936, in Pioneer, La., the son of Henry Fowler and Frances Burch Fowler. He graduated from Lake Providence High School in 1955 and married Marilyn J. Bogear on Dec. 21, 1957, in Jonesboro. James worked at Chronicle Tribune in Marion for 16 years as circulation manager and also worked in Production at Majestic CFM in Huntington for seven years. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Transylvania, La., and he loved fishing, wood crafts.
Survivors include his wife, Marilyn J. Fowler, of Silver Lake; son, Cecil Grady (Paula Shearer) Fowler, of Warsaw; grandson, Andrew Fowler, of Marion; granddaughter, Angelea (Andy) Bilbee, of Marion; five great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, Henry Fowler; mother, Frances Fowler; and sister, Rose Carolyn Blocker.
Visitation will be from noon-1 p.m. Wednesday, July 21 at Bailey-Love Mortuary, 35 W. Park Drive, Huntington. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 21 at Bailey-Love Mortuary with Pastor Duane Kline officiating. Burial will be in Estates of Serenity in Marion.
Bailey-Love Mortuary is honored to serve the family of James A. Fowler.
Preferred memorials may be made in memory of James to the KCH Cancer Care Center, in care of Bailey-Love Mortuary, 35 W. Park Drive, Huntington, IN 46750.