Gustav Onzie Fowler, Jr.

September 19, 1931 - August 15, 2015
Gustav Onzie Fowler, Jr.


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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  • August 17, 2015
    Roger canady says:
    We had some good times. God has a good man

  • August 18, 2015
    Frederick & Cheryl says:
    Dear Donna, Timmy and Family, Our prayers and thoughts are with you. Gus was a wonderful man and he will be missed. We have shared so many memories with all of you. May he rest in peace. We know he and Ann are reunited and have a lot of catching up to do. He was fortunate to have a wonderful companion and friend, Jean..They sharad some good times together and made many memories as well.We love you our brother. Fred & Cheryl

  • August 16, 2015
    jeff hoy says:
    WILL MISS YOU SO MUCH THANK YOU FOR EVERYTHING LOVE YOU WITH ALL MY HART

  • August 16, 2015
    Toni Haley says:
    Donna and Timmy I'm so sorry to hear about your Dads passing I know he'll be missed a lot.

  • August 16, 2015
    Brenda/Gary Thurman says:
    Memories of Uncle Jr. Will always will be filled with smiles. He was a great man with an awesome sense of humor. Always up for a good time. He will be greatly missed.