October 17, 1940 - February 14, 2021
Larry Thea Fowler, 80, of Salisbury, passed away Sunday, February 14, 2021 at his residence. Born October 17, 1940 in Rowan County he was a son of the late Joel “Beck” Vester Fowler, Sr. and Matilda Hilton Fowler. He was a 1959 graduate of A L Brown High School and a 1963 graduate St. Andrews University College where he received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business. He was Chief Financial Officer at Carolina By Products and later Chief Financial Officer of Nazareth’s Children’s Home. He was an active member of Milford Hills Baptist Church. Larry enjoyed fishing at the Outer Banks and playing golf with friends and the GARS. He enjoyed spending time with his wife, family and friends. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by brothers, Joel Vester Fowler, Jr., William Fowler, Frank Fowler; and sisters, Doris Fowler and Faye Stewart. Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Lois Whirlow Rex Fowler whom he married November 4, 1993; daughters, Krista Fowler Young of Greensboro, Lori Rex Barber of the home; son, Wayne Rex (Christine) of Woodleaf; brother, Wayne Fowler (Joyce) of Landis; sister-in-law, Gloria Fowler of Landis; and special grandchildren, Travis Johnson, Jeremy Rex (Raeann), Stephanie Rex (Austin) and Michelle Rex (John). The family will receive friends from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, February 20, 2021 at Milford Hills Baptist Church. The funeral service will follow at 12:00 p.m. with Rev. Dr. Jim Harris and Rev. Mike Shoaf officiating. Entombment will be at the Rowan Memorial Park Mausoleum. Mask and social distancing is required. Memorials may be made to Milford Hills Baptist Church, 1238 E. Colonial Drive, Salisbury, NC 28144 and Nazareth Children’s Home, P.O. Box 1438, Rockwell, NC 28138. Summersett Funeral Home is serving the Fowler family. Online condolences may be made at www.summersettfuneralhome.com.
Larry Thea Fowler, 80, of Salisbury, passed away Sunday, February 14, 2021 at his residence. Born October 17, 1940 in Rowan County he was a son of the late Joel “Beck” Vester Fowler, Sr. and Matilda Hilton Fowler. He was a 1959... View Obituary & Service Information
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