Roy W. Lowell, 69, passed away unexpectedly with family by his side Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018.
Roy Lowell was born on Oct. 23, 1948, in Cleveland, Ohio, to the late Ike and Golda Lowell. He was married to Sherry on Dec. 14, 1968. Roy served an apprenticeship and became a toolmaker journeyman at General Motors Corporation, retiring after 32 years. Roy was a licensed builder since 1972. He and Sherry owned On The Level Construction, LLC, Gillette, Wyoming, for ten years.
He graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Business Administration from Northwood University. Roy earned his Masters of Arts in Education from Central Michigan University. He was the National Advisor for the United States Department of Labor, the Program Coordinator for Baker College in Flint, Michigan, and the Assistant Dean at Gillette College for the Career & Technical Programs. Roy was a lifetime member of Ancient Free and Accepted Masons Lodge #205 Vienna, Clio, Michigan, and Gillette Lodge #28 Gillette, Wyoming. He was President of the Powder River Shrine Club, Kalif Shrine, Worthy Patron of Gentian Chapter #23 Order of the Eastern Star, and a member of Vienna Chapter #283.
Roy is survived by his wife, Sherry, one son, Bret (Dawn) Lowell of Aurora, Colorado, one daughter Landi Lowell of Gillette, Wyoming, three grandchildren; Lance Lowell, Bradley Halloran, and Ella Halloran, brothers and sisters; Joanne (William JR) Stroope, Charlene Zeiter, Sue (James) Kettler, Don Lowell, Jim Lowell, Linda Torres, Sharon Kesten, and many nieces and nephews.
Memorial service will be held on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, at 1 p.m. at the Campbell County Senior Center, 701 Stocktrail Avenue, Gillette, WY, 82716. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Shriners Hospitals for Children, in Roy’s name.