Gustav Onzie Fowler,Jr. 83 of Leland passed away Saturday, August 15, 2015 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.
Mr. Fowler was the son of the late Gustav Onzie Fowler, Sr. and Katie Skipper Fowler; he also was preceded by his wife and sweetheart, Annie Lee Fowler in 1996 and his daughter, Sharon Fowler in 1959.
Mr. Fowler served proudly in the US Navy during WWII; much of his life later he worked as service manager of Cape Fear Ford for 25 years and was a lifelong member of New Hope Presbyterian Church.
Survivors include a daughter, Donna Fowler and Jeff of Leland; a son, Tim Fowler and Marinda of Leland; two sisters, Callie Sue Harrison of Leland and Joyce Spiegelberg of Alabama; his loving companion, Jean Smith; seven grandchildren, Brittany Fowler, Don Young, Jr., Lucas Hall, Kris Strickland, Jennifer Grice, Tammy Chitwood and Brian Fowler; three great grandchildren, Dylan Grice, Jacob Chitwood and Kenleigh Fowler.
Visitation will be Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at the Wilmington Funeral Chapel from 6-8:00 PM. Services will be Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at New Hope Presbyterian Church in Winnabow at 10:00 AM with Rev. Bob Haywood officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
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