Dutton Funeral Home

300 East Cash Street, Iowa Park, TX


Ernest Douglas Fowler

February 22, 1961July 15, 2020

Ernest Douglas Fowler, 59, passed away Wednesday, July 15, 2020 in Iowa Park, Texas. Services will be held at 2 PM on Friday, July 17, 2020 in the pavilion at Highland Cemetery under the direction of Dutton Funeral Home in Iowa Park. Visitation will be held from 6-8 PM Thursday, July 16, 2020 at the funeral home.

Ernest was born February 22, 1961 in Wichita Falls, Texas to Alford and Ruby (Washburn) Fowler. He worked for Spruiell Drilling Company for 39 years as a driller, roughneck and tool pusher. Ernest loved being a mechanic and loved hot rods. He was well thought of and loved by anyone who met him.

Ernest is preceded in death by his parents; brother, Derwood Fowler; and sister, Emma Jean Fowler.

Surviving relatives include his wife, Brenda Fowler of Wichita Falls, Texas; son, Doug Fowler of Iowa Park; son, Dustin Fowler of Wichita Falls; step-son, Carl Duggins of Holliday, Texas; step-daughter, Kim Cryer of Wichita Falls, Texas; brothers, Leon and Jerry; sisters, Jeanie Black and Nona Duke; grandchildren, Kayla Cryer, Karly Duggins, Brentlie Fowler, Carolyn Fowler, and Colton Fowler; sister-in-law, Sherry Fowler; special nephew, Tommy Fowler; special niece, Rebecca Fowler; and numerous other nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Memorials are suggested to the Iowa Park Volunteer Fire Department and the Iowa Park Police Department.


  • Visitation

    Thursday, July 16, 2020

  • Pavilion Service

    Friday, July 17, 2020


Ernest Douglas Fowler

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Karen Fowler

July 16, 2020

Ernie and the 17 years that Jerry and I have been married and I have gotten to be your sister-in-law it was a blessing I will miss our talks and all the memories that you shared of you and Jerry growing up thank you my brother-in-law may you rest in peace