David L. Lowis, 61


David L. Lowis, 61, of Morrisonville, died Monday, Feb. 10, 2020.

Visitation will be held Friday, Feb. 14, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Perfetti-Assalley Funeral Home in Morrisonville.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, Feb. 15, at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with the Rev. Chad Foster officiating. Interment will follow in Anderson Cemetery in Palmer.

Mr. Lowis was born Sept. 16, 1958, in Taylorville, the son of Howard “Squab” and Wanda (Dowdy) Lowis. He married Brenda Barker on Sept. 23, 2010, in Taylorville, and she survives.

He attended Morrisonville schools and went on to work for the Crown 3 Mine in Farmersville for 20 years. He also worked for Farmer’s Trucking in Jacksonville, BBT in Waverly and as a mechanic for Randy’s On-Site Big Truck Repair. He was currently employed at Lowis and Sons Tree Service in Morrisonville.

A strong, hardworking man, he loved his grandchildren more than anything. He loved hogging for catfish, mushroom hunting and tinkering with mechanic work. He was a longtime member of the United Mine Worker Association.

In addition to his wife and mother, he is survived by children, Molly (Rustin) Williams of Shelbyville, Adam Lowis of Taylorville, John (Patty) Lowis of Morrisonville, Kaci (D.J.) DeVore of Taylorville and Amy (Shane) Skebe of Springfield; grandchildren, Kristen Goodwin, Logan, Drake and Myles Williams, Thomas, Ava, Allison and Luke Lowis, Trevor Abbott, Gage McCallum, Jaylynn DeVore and Gage Price; siblings, Danny (Sandy) Lowis of Waverly Hall, GA, Doris Melvin of Tovey, Dale (Mary) Lowis of Palmer, Bill (Mary) Lowis of Morrisonville, Jean (Dana) Overcash of Esmond, ND, Dick Lowis of Palmer, Gary (Tammy) Lowis of Taylorville; Steve Lowis of Palmer, Vern (Maureen Dowdy) Lowis of Taylorville and Jim (Dawn) Cummins of Interlochen, MI; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by brother, Don Lowis.

Memorials may be made to the family of David L. Lowis, c/o Perfetti-Assalley Funeral Home, P.O. Box 20, Morrisonville, IL 62546.

Online condolences may be left at www.assalleyfuneralhomes.com.


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