Johnny Newton Lowery Jr.

Published 9:16 am Friday, October 20, 2023

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Johnny Newton Lowery Jr., 83, of Mocksville, N.C. departed this world on Oct. 8, 2023.

Johnny was born on Dec. 27, 1939 in Davie County, son of the late Johnny Newton Lowery Sr. and Ruby (Bracken) Lowery.  In addition to his mother and father, Johnny was preceded in death by: his daughter, Memory Lowery; and his sister, Shirley Lowery Wheeler.

In life, Johnny honored our country and served in the United States Air Force and the Army National Guard. Later, he graduated from Appalachian State College then chose a career in sheet metal fabrication where he worked with Ingersoll-Rand for many years until he retired. Johnny was of the Baptist faith and a member of Eaton Baptist Church. Johnny loved antique cars, his baby dog, flying his piper cub airplane, and Davie County history. If you needed to know something about Davie County, he could tell you.

Johnny leaves behind to treasure his memory: a son, Dustin Lowery (Heather) of Mocksville; a brother, Grover Lowery (Cindy) of Madison, NC; 3 sisters, Alice Zalascek of Mocksville, Reba Lawter of Mocksville, and Kaye Long of Chadwick, Ga.; 6 grandchildren, Katelyn Finney (Zach), Austin Lowery, Chloe Sammons, Christina Sammons, Anna Lowery, and Jamie Darby; 2 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; his dog “Beauty;” and all of his breakfast buddies.

On Thursday, Oct. 12, a visitation and funeral service was held at Eaton Baptist Church. Pastor David Gilbreath officiated. Johnny was laid to rest in Eaton Baptist Church Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to: American Diabetes Assoc. and/or Godbey Creek Canine Rescue.

We, the staff at Davie Funeral Service of Mocksville, are honored to serve the family.