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John Edward Fowler

December 25, 1946 August 14, 2017
John Edward Fowler
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John Edward Fowler, age 70, of Eaton, OH passed away Monday, August 14, 2017 at the Dayton VA Medical Center. He was born December 25, 1946 in Dayton, OH to the late Mr. and Mrs. Charles Leroy Fowler. He was a 1966 graduate of Germantown High School. He entered the U.S. Army in January 1967 and completed basic training at Ft. Knox, KY. He was stationed at Ft. Lewis, WA before arriving overseas in July 1967. He was a Specialist Four Rifleman with Company D, 2nd Battalion serving with the 28th Infantry Division, The Big Red One and The Black Lions. He was a holder of the Purple Heart Medal, Gallantry Cross with Silver Star, and other various medals. He also battled PTSD the rest of his life. He has won that fight, laid his arms to rest, and now is at peace with Jesus forever more. He will always be our hero. He is survived by his wife of 34 years, Brenda Fowler of Eaton, OH; sister Charlene Bland of Germantown, OH; brother Charles Fowler, Jr. of Miamisburg, OH; 3 children: Amanda Fowler, age 47 of KY, John Fowler Jr., age 42 and his wife Patricia of Germantown, OH and Aaron Fowler age 31 and his fiancé Heather Fitzgerald of Trenton, OH; 5 grandchildren; and 2 great grandchildren. A graveside service will be held at 2:30 pm on Monday, August 21, 2017 at the Dayton National Cemetery, 4400 West Third Street, Dayton, OH with full military honors provided by the U.S. Army and Preble County Honor Guard. Girton Schmidt & Boucher Gard Funeral Home, Eaton is assisting with arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.gsbfuneralhome.com.

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Graveside

Monday

21

Aug

2:30 PM 8/21/2017 2:30:00 PM
Dayton National Cemetery

4400 West Third Street
Dayton, OH 45428

Dayton National Cemetery
4400 West Third Street Dayton 45428 OH
United States

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Dayton National Cemetery Final Resting Place

4400 West Third Street
Dayton, OH 45428

4400 West Third Street Dayton 45428 OH
United States
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