Thursday, December 13th, 2012
Leroy Earl Lower Jr., 62, St. Marys, died at 11:15 p.m. Dec. 7, 2012, at VA Medical Center, Dayton.
He was born June 10, 1950, in Kendallville, Ind., to Leroy Sr. and Martha Daughtery Lower.
Surviving are three daughters, Flora Belle Lower and Lydia Lower, both of Glendale, Ariz., and Amy Lower, Winter Haven, Fla.; three sons, Luke Lower, and Reuben Lower, both of Glendale, and Sean Lower, Lakeland, Fla.; and three sisters, Susan (Fred) Collingsworth, St. Marys, Joy (Paul) Gehle, Rockford, and Linda Stamm, Haines City, Fla.
Also deceased are his parents; two brothers, Charles and Edward Lower; and two sisters, Nancy Lower and Roslyn Freeman.
He was a member of the U.S. Marine Corps. and served during the Vietnam era. He also worked as a general laborer.
Burial will follow private family funeral services at Dayton National Cemetery.
Miller Funeral Home, St. Marys, is handling arrangements.
Condolences may be left at www.millerfuneralhomes.net.