Michael George Fowler

December 23, 1948 - January 6, 2018
Michael George Fowler

Michael George Fowler, 69, of Fletcher passed away on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at Mission Hospital. A native and lifelong resident of Henderson County, he was the son of the late George Newton and Edna Carney Fowler. He was also preceded in death by many close friends.

Michael was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and served during the Vietnam era. He was a driver for many years with ABF Trucking prior to retiring. Michael loved working on old cars and the family farm. He was very outgoing and was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather who will be greatly missed.

He is survived by his loving wife of 30 years, Anna Lee Fowler; his children, Matthew Newton Fowler, Mark Alvin Fowler and Melissa “Missy” Fowler Garland (Greg) all of Fletcher; Anna Lee’s children, Jason Littrell (Jennetti) of Fletcher and Steven Robbins (Sara) of SC, Kimberly McGinness of Ohio; grandchildren, Emily Hopkins, Brandon Warren, Caleb, Tori and Ethan Littrell, Eli and Emma Ogle and Sydney Robbins; great-grandchildren, Colby and Caitlyn; sister, Dewena Garren (Wayne) of Fletcher.

A Funeral Service will be held at 1 pm on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at Oak Forest Baptist Church with Reverend Tony Fowler officiating. A visitation will be held from 6 to 8 pm on Tuesday, January 9 at Oak Forest Baptist Church. Burial with military rites will follow at Hoopers Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.


Service

Wednesday, January 10, 2018
1:00 PM

Oak Forest Baptist Church - Directions
484 Jackson Road
Fletcher, NC 28732

Visitation

Tuesday, January 9, 2018
6:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Oak Forest Baptist Church - Directions
484 Jackson Road
Fletcher, NC 28732

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  • January 09, 2018
    Willard L. Phillips says:
    I am very sorry to hear of my Friend.Mike's death at such a young age. We shared the love of old cars & trucks. May GOD comfort and keep the Family during the difficult days ahead is my prayer.

  • January 09, 2018
    Kay Stepp Smith says:
    My Mother Bertha Stepp is a 1st cousin to Mike's Mother Edna. She recently had surgery and is in LifeCare and will not be able to attend the services. She has known Mike all his life and remembers a lot of good things about him. He will be missed!! I did get to see Dewena today and express our condolences. All the family is in our thoughts and prayers. Bert Stepp and daughter Kay Stepp Smith

  • January 09, 2018
    Teresa Strickland says:
    I am so very sorry for your loss. My heart, prayers and thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time in your life. Love you, my friend.

  • January 10, 2018
    Michelle Carter says:
    Prayers for each of you. Mike was a sweet man.

  • January 10, 2018
    Michelle Carter says:
    Hi Lee and family. We we're sorry to learn of Mike's passing. He was a sweet man. Love and prayers for all.