Ronald S. Fowler, Sr.
Funeral services for Ronald Sterling Fowler, Sr., 54, Lawrence will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at First Regular Missionary Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery. He passed away Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at his home.
Ronald was born March 26, 1960 in Lawrence the son of Donald I Fowler, Sr. and Alice R. (Tyler) Fowler.
He served his country in the U.S. Navy for 4 years as an E4 on the USS Coral Sea.
He was a member of the First Regular Missionary Baptist Church, American Legion Dorsey-Liberty Post #14.
He currently worked for the University of Kansas for 20 years. He was previously a self-employed carpet layer and painter.
He enjoyed tinkering with cars, gardening, landscaping, and spending time with his family. He enjoyed the music of Bob Marley and Jimi Hendrix.
He married Joan Katzfey on October 4, 1977 in Lawrence. She survives of the home.
Other survivors include his parents, Donald and Alice Fowler; three sons, Ronald Fowler, Jr, Ryan Fowler, Sr., Joshua Fowler, all of Lawrence; eight grandchildren; one sister, Donetta Foster, Lawrence; and two brothers, Donald I. Fowler, Jr, Lawrence, and Earl Fowler, Texas. He was preceded in death by one brother, Ryan Ezell Fowler.
The family will greet friends from 6 – 8 p.m. Monday, October 27, 2014 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence.
Memorial contributions may be made in his name to Grace Hospice or Lawrence Memorial Hospital – Oncology Center and may be sent in care of the mortuary.