Edward Dewey Lowry, 78 of Gillespie, died at Friendship Home, Carlinville on Thursday, June 7, 2018, at 2:35 p.m. He was born on September 12, 1939, in Saint Louis, MO to James Lowry and Helen (Miller) Lowry.
He was a music salesman and a musician who enjoyed playing in bands. Edward was also a veteran of the US Air Force.
He is survived by his sons, Keith (Barb) Lowry of Gillespie and Kraig (Sherry) Lowry of Mobile, AL; grandchildren, Keith (Amy) Lowry Jr. of Pleasant Prairie, WI, Kyle (Deanna) Lowry of Gillespie, Kendall Lowry of Gillespie, and Austin Lowry of Mobile, AL; great-grandchildren, Kaeleb, Kolton, Ethan, Lydia, and Maxwell; and sister, Charmaine Banovic of Staunton.
Edward was preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Charles Lowry, Jim Lowry, Bill Lowry, and Kenny Lowry.
Private services will be held. Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie is in charge of the arrangements.