James Thomas "J.T." Fowler, 91, of Shepherdsville, formerly of Lebanon Junction, died Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, at Hosparus Inpatient Care Center in Louisville.
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He was a native of Lebanon Junction. He was a U.S. Army and Air Force veteran of World War II. He was a retired shop supervisor for L&N Railroad and CSX Railroad in Louisville. He was a member of Saint Benedict Catholic Church in Lebanon Junction.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Anna Martha McCarley; his parents, John Quincy and Gertrude Etta Dragoo Fowler; and two sisters, Helen L. Kappel and Virginia Aileen Lane.
Survivors include his wife of 47 years, the former Norma Jean Streble of Shepherdsville; a son, David Shawn Fowler (Janie Britton) of Lebanon Junction; one stepdaughter, Tammy Hoskins of Bullitt County; one granddaughter, McKenzy Mason of Lexington; and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral is at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29, at Kappel Funeral Home in Lebanon Junction with the Rev. Tom Miller-Price officiating. Burial follows in Lebanon Junction City Cemetery.
Visitation is from 2 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and continues at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Kappel Funeral Home in Lebanon Junction. A prayer vigil is at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Hosparus of Louisville.
Kappel Funeral Home in Lebanon Junction is in charge of arrangements.
Kappel Funeral Home
118 East Oak Street
Lebanon Junction, KY 40150
Published in The News-Enterprise on Jan. 28, 2014