Gaston Delmar Lowder, Jr., 71, of Albemarle, passed away Friday, February 17, 2017 at Carolinas HealthCare System Stanly.
Junior was born November 29, 1945 in Stanly County to the late Gaston Delmar Lowder, Sr. and the late Mary Lois Bowers. He was also preceded in death by his daughter, Jackie Gaynell Lowder Lowery; and sister, Shirley Burleyson.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, February 19, 2017, at Hartsell Funeral Home of Albemarle. At other times, the family will be gathering at the home.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 54 years, Patricia Ann Lowder of the home; sons, Junior Dwight Lowder and wife Teresa of Albemarle, Kenneth Wayne Lowder of Albemarle; brother, Steve Lowder of Albemarle; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren; and special friends, Holly and Lee Melton.
Junior was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, and brother. He loved spending time with his family and pets. He also enjoyed flying model airplanes.
Memorials may be made to Hartsell Funeral Home, P.O. 7, Albemarle, NC 28001, www.hartsellfh.com for funeral expenses.
Hartsell Funeral Home of Albemarle is serving the Lowder family.
Online condolences may be made at www.hartsellfh.com
Published on February 17, 2017