David L. Lowis, 61, of Morrisonville, IL passed away unexpectedly on Monday, February 10, 2020.
David was born September 16, 1958 in Taylorville, IL, the son of Howard “Squab” and Wanda (Dowdy) Lowis. He attended Morrisonville Schools, and went on to work for the Crown 3 Mine in Farmersville for 20 years. David also worked for Farmer’s Trucking in Jacksonville, BBT in Waverly, and Randy’s On-Site Big Truck Repair as a mechanic. Currently he was employed Lowis & Sons Tree Service in Morrisonville.
David married Brenda Barker on September 23, 2010 in Taylorville. He was strong, hardworking, and loved his grandchildren more than anything. David loved hogging for catfish, mushroom hunting, and tinkering with mechanic work. He was a longtime member of the United Mine Worker Association.
He was preceded in death by his father; and brother, Don Lowis.
David is survived by his wife, Brenda Lowis of Taylorville; mother, Wanda Lowis of Taylorville; 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.
Visitation: The family will receive guests from 5:00-8:00 p.m. on Friday, February 14, 2020 at Perfetti-Assalley Funeral Home, 304 Carlin St., Morrisonville, IL 62546.
Funeral Ceremony: 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 15, 2020 at Perfetti-Assalley Funeral Home in Morrisonville with Rev. Chad Foster officiating.
Interment will follow the ceremony at Anderson Cemetery in Palmer.
Memorial contributions may be made to: The Family of David L. Lowis, c/o Perfetti-Assalley Funeral Home, PO Box 20, Morrisonville, IL 62546.
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