Sol Edmond Fowler, age 88, Joplin, passed away on Sunday, June 27, 2021 at his home with family at his side after a lengthy illness.
Sol was born March 6, 1933 in Joplin, son of the late Harvey and Almeda (Lewis) Fowler. He attended Joplin Schools, and worked for 20 years with Mid-West Machine as a machinist before retiring, and then he went to work for Empire District Electric Company where he retired also.
Sol was an active member of Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church where he served as an usher and was a member of the Layman’s Sunday School Class. He was also a member of the NAACP.
In addition to his parents, Sol was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Mae Fowler; a son, Orlandus Michael Land; brothers, Herman Fowler and Harvey Fowler; sisters, Laura M. Brown, Martha Coates, and Mary Logan.
Survivors include his children, Richard Fowler, Mark Fowler, and Bruce Land (DeAnn) all of Joplin, Stephanie Candie of Springfield, Missouri, and Robert Clay (Janice) of Antioch, Tennessee; grandchildren, Simon Williams, Charolet Williams, Sam Fowler, Mark Fowler, Michael Fowler (Abigail), Mischia Jackson, Leesa Chambers (David, Jr.), Kristian Candie, Malorie Clay, and Robbin Clay Hayes; 10 great-grandchildren, and 4 great-great-grandchildren; brother, Pete Fowler, host of nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Funeral service will be Friday, July 2, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. in Parker Mortuary Chapel with Rev. Samuel Nero, Jr., officiating. Interment will follow in Ozark Memorial Park Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at Parker Mortuary on Thursday from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.
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