Lowell Blanchard Dobbs, 80, Pierceton, died Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, at Grace Village Retirement, Winona Lake.
Lowell was born April 12, 1942, in Stearns, Ky., the son of George and Dovie (Gregory) Dobbs. He was united in marriage to Betty Hapner.
He worked as a CNC machine operator for Zimmer, retiring in 2001. He was the owner of Lowell’s C.B. Sales, Pierceton. Lowell enjoyed music, playing in the Country Swinger, Country Outlaws, Southern Praise and Stove Pipe Hollar bands. He also enjoyed traveling with the group Southern Praise, visiting 13 nursing homes monthly, and Thursday Night Jammers at Grace Village. He was a member of Dutchtown Brethren.
Lowell will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Betty Dobbs, Pierceton; daughter Loranna (Johnnie) Goble, Pierceton; stepson Richard Fireline Jr. (Audrey), Goshen; grandchildren Esther Fireline, Loranna (Drew) Shilling and Jamie (Jerry) Reiff; three great-grandchildren; and his sister Vella Carender. He was preceded in death by both parents and a sister.
A visitation will be from 11 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2022, at McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapels, 2290 Provident Court, Warsaw. Funeral services in celebration of Lowell’s life will begin at noon in the funeral chapel with Pastor Terry Bradford officiating. A graveside service will take place at 3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 25, 2022, in Sherd-Dobbs Cemetery, Ky.
The family kindly request the memorial donations to assist the family with funeral expenses be made to:
McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapels
2290 Provident Court,
Warsaw, IN 46580