Granville Gowler, 82, of Opdyke died 10:38 a.m. April 11, 2003, at his home.
He managed a state-owned campground in Iowa and also installed septic tanks.
Mr. Gowler was born July 11, 1920, in Jefferson County to Earl and LaVina
(Scott) Gowler. He married June Caukings; she preceded him in death.
There will be no funeral services held at this time. There will be no visitation.
Mr. Gowler is survived by a daughter, Debbie Baltzell and husband Delbert of Mt. Vernon;
a sister, Aline Theberg of Albion; several nieces and nephews including Doug Gowler and
wife Cathy of Opdyke; and two great-nephews, Jeremy Miller and Cory Gowler, both of Opdyke.
Mr. Gowler served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was a member of the American
Legion in Sulfur, La.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife and one sister, Georgia Cox.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home, where you may
call 242-3348 for obituary information at any time.
Source: Mt. Vernon Register-News
Submitted by: Sandy (Whalen) Bauer
Relationship: 3rd cousin, twice removed