Guy W. Lowther

Guy William Lowther Jr., 71, of Parkersburg, died March 22, 2013, at the Willows Center, Parkersburg.

He was born July 29, 1941, at Schultz, Pleasants County, son of the late Guy W. “Tom” and Mary L. Nichols Lowther.

Guy was a member of Calvary Baptist Church, Rittman, Ohio. He retired from the Department of Labor as an OSHA inspector, and was formerly employed at several area industries. He was a Baptist minister, and was the owner of 95 Auto Sales.

He is survived by three daughters, Cassandra Leonard of Reno, Nev., Christine Morlock (John) of Rio Rancho, N.M., and Cathy Mellor (Sean) of Clayton, N.C.; one sister, Sharon Edgell Pauley of Russellville, Ark.; and six grandchildren, Alexander, Timothy, Shannon, Gracie, Gabriel and Benjamin.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Mary.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Willow Island Baptist Church, with Pastors Mark Dowler and Jerry Caplinger officiating. Interment will follow in Willow Island Cemetery. The family will receive friends 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Vaughan Funeral Home, Parkersburg, and at the church one hour prior to services Wednesday.

For those considering an expression of sympathy, memorials are preferred to

Please acknowledge your gift to Christine Morlock, P.O. Box 3153, Parkersburg, WV 26103.

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