Lowell served in the Army in the Korean War, and upon his return, he married Sandra Gardner of Bethany on February 28, 1953, and they moved to Gladstone, Missouri and then to Kansas City.
Lowell spent his career in the trucking industry as a sales representative and was involved in a number of professional organizations, including the Transportation Club and the Traffic Club.
Lowell was an active Mason with Alpha Lodge No. 659 and was involved for over 50 years as an Ararat Shriner, driving the hospital van and driving the concert band in numerous parades.He was a 50 year member of the Parkville Presbyterian Church and served as an elder. He was also an honorary Girl Scout.
Following retirement, Lowell and Sandra traveled extensively around the world and had such experiences as going through the Panama Canal, visiting the Holy Land and climbing the Great Wall of China.
Lowell is survived by his wife, his daughters Jennifer Gamble and husband, Brad of Lee’s Summit and Melissa Sickman and husband, Alan of Parkville; two granddaughters Amy and Laura Sickman and two step-grandsons, Austin and Colton Gamble.
Lowell passed away on May 4, 2014, at North Kansas City Hospital. A celebration of his life will be held at the Parkville Presbyterian Church, 819 Main Street, in Parkville, at 11:00 AM on Friday, May 9 and will be preceded by a visitation beginning at 10:00 AM. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Ararat Shrine Children’s Hospital or the Parkville Presbyterian Church and may be left in care of the Meyers Northland Chapel in Parkville. Memories of Lowell and condolences may be left at meyersfuneralchapel.com.