|Birth: ||Feb. 22, 1929|
|Death: ||Oct. 15, 2008|
R. Wayne Fowler
R. Wayne Fowler , 79, passed away on October 15, 2008 at Presbyterian Manor. He was born on February 22, 1929 in Emporia, KS, the son of Francis "Bud" and Sarah Ann (Parry) Fowler. He is preceded in death by his parents. His survivors include: his wife, Jo Anne of the home; sons, Robert M. Fowler of North Ridgeville, OH; Stephen C. Fowler of Sheldon, IA; daughters, Mary Anne Bradley of South Barrington, IL, and Susan G. Fowler of Emporia, KS; 7 grandchildren; 5 step-grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; 7 step-great-grandchildren; and a sister, Margaret Fowler of Topeka, KS. Wayne was a lifelong Emporian. He married Jo Anne Daily on October 9, 1949 in Emporia. Wayne was a farmer and an Asgrow Seed Dealer. He was a member of Grace United Methodist Church. He served on the Grace United Methodist Church Board of Trustees and the Finance Ministry. He served on many committees and organizations: Emporia Township Clerk for 30 years; Fowler Cemetery Board; Fire District #4 Treasurer; Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission; Lyon County Farmers Union; Emporia Metropolitan Planning Commission; He was also a lifetime member of the NRA and a member of Ducks Unlimited. The family will greet friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Friday at Charter Funerals. Funeral Services will be at Grace United Methodist Church on Saturday at 10:00 a.m. with Rev. Mic McGuire officiating. Interment will be at Fowler Cemetery. Memorial Contributions to Grace United Methodist Church or Hand In Hand Hospice may be sent in care of the funeral home. Arrangements made by Charter Funerals, 501 W. 6th Ave., Emporia, KS 66801.
Published in the Topeka Capital-Journal on 10/17/2008
Created by: GDG
Record added: Oct 17, 2008
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