The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)


May 2, 2014

Hoyle Lowder, 82, of Albemarle, passed away April 29, 2014

Thursday, May 1, 2014 — Hoyle Luther Lowder, 82 years of age, of Albemarle, passed away Tuesday, April 29, 2014, at Tucker Hospice House in Kannapolis.

Hoyle was born August 26, 1931, in Stanly County, to the late Jake Sydney Lowder and the late Esther Mae Thompson Lowder. He was also preceded in death in 2012 by his loving wife of 63 years, Jessie Mae Barbee Lowder.

The family received friends from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, May 1, 2014, at Hartsell Funeral Home in Albemarle. The funeral service, officiated by the Rev. Bob Cauble and the Rev. Jim Yow will be at 1 p.m. Friday, May 2, 2014, at Tabernacle United Methodist Church, Albemarle. Burial will follow at Stanly Gardens of Memory, 2001 E. Main St., Albemarle.

He is survived by daughter, Brenda Callicutt and husband Jerry of Albemarle; son, Reggie (Kelly Funderburk) Lowder; grandsons, Jeremy (Sarah) Callicutt, Jason (Angie) Callicutt and Jake (Dana) Lowder; granddaughter, Nicole (Justin) Layden; six great-grandchildren, Carter, Caroline, Taylor and Jake Callicutt, Lyles, Layden and Carson Lowder; and one sister, Marie Ussery.

Memorials may be made to Tabernacle United Methodist Church, 132 Church St., Albemarle, NC  28001.

Hartsell Funeral Home of Albemarle is serving the Lowder family.

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