Donald E. Stowers
May 8, 1944 – November 19, 2018
Donald E. Stowers, age 74, of Indianapolis, Indiana passed away on Monday November 19, 2018. Donald was born May 8, 1944 in Rocky Gap, VA to Eva Clara Stowers and Archie Stowers.
Donald was a man of many talents and always had a joke to share with friends and family. In his early years while in the Air Force he would travel to many places and serve in Vietnam. Donald was known for being brilliant and talented in the endeavors he would tackle but was humble, kind, and always loving to those he knew. Polykarp Kusch once said "I feel, sometimes, as the renaissance man must have felt in finding new riches at every point and in the certainty that unexplored areas of knowledge and experience await at every turn." Donald was always there for a helping hand in any endeavor but always had time for his wife and their long loving marriage for 40 years.
Donald is survived by his wife, Mary Stowers; brother-in-law Ray Green, sister-in-law Melba (Floyd) Booher, sister Brenda (Kurt) Stowers-Guldner and sister Phyllis (Charlie) Olson; nephew Tim (Peggy) Olson, nephew Robbie Olson, nephew Terry Booher, nephew David Booher and niece Becky Day.
Donald was preceded in death by; father Archie Stowers and mother Eva Clara Stowers; brother Wayne Stowers.
A visitation for Donald will be held Friday, November 23, 2018 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Little & Sons Funeral Home, 1301 Main St, Beech Grove, Indiana 46107. A funeral service will occur Saturday, November 24, 2018 at 11:00 AM, 1301 Main St, Beech Grove, Indiana 46107. A burial will occur at Orchard Hill Cemery, Indianapolis, Indiana.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Donald's memory may be made to Heart Failure Society of America , 9211 Corporate Blvd., Suite 270, Rockville, Maryland 20850 US, https://www.hfsa.org/donate/; and Wheeler Mission, 205 East New York Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204, https://wheelermission.org/donate-to-wheeler/.
Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.littleandsonsbeechgrove.com for the Stowers family.
- Archie Stowers, Father
- Eva Clara Stowers, Mother
- Wayne Stowers, Brother
- Ray Green, Brother-in-law
- Melba (Floyd) Booher, Sister-in-law
- Brenda (Kurt) Stowers-Guldner, Sister
- Phyllis (Charlie) Olsen, Sister
- Mary Stowers, Wife
- Tim (Peggy) Olsen, Nephew
- Robbie Olsen, Nephew
- Terry Booher, Nephew
- David Booher, Nephew
- Becky Day, Niece
- Visitation Friday, November 23, 2018
- Funeral Service Saturday, November 24, 2018
Donald E. Stowers
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November 23, 2018
Don was the best friend a person could ever have, We will miss him so. May God be with you Mary and comfort you and your family,
November 22, 2018
We are so sorry for your loss. We loved having you and Don for neighbors. He was always such a kind and giving man. He talked Tom through so many repairs around our house. He will be missed.
Tom & Suzy Elliott