Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013
Leroy Earl Lower, Jr., 62, St. Marys, died at 11:15 p.m. Dec. 7, 2012, at VA Medical Center in Dayton.
He was born June 10, 1950, in Kendallville, Ind., to Leroy and Martha Daughtery Lower, Sr., who are deceased.
Surviving are three daughters, Flora Belle Lower of Glendale, Ariz., Lydia Lower of Glendale, Ariz., and Amy Lower of Winter Haven, Fla.; three sons, Luke Lower of Glendale, Ariz., Reuben Lower of Glendale, Ariz., and Sean Lower of Lakeland, Fla.; three sisters, Susan (Fred) Collingsworth of St. Marys, Joy (Paul) Gehle of Rockford and Linda Stamm of Haines City, Fla.
Also deceased are two brothers, Charles Lower and Edward Lower; and two sisters, Nancy Lower and Roslyn Freeman.
He served during the Vietnam Era as a member of the U.S. Marine Corps. and worked as a general laborer.
Funeral rites are 3 p.m. Saturday at Miller Funeral Home, St. Marys, the Rev. Bill Drummond officiating. Burial will follow at Dayton National Cemetery, Dayton.
Calling is one hour before services Saturday.
Condolences may be left at www.millerfuneralhomes.net.