Benny E. Lowery, age 91, Pleasanton, Kansas passed away on Thursday, November 15, 2018 at his rural Pleasanton home. He was born at Lowell, North Carolina on February 6, 1927 the son of Edward William and Pearl Stone Jones Lowery. After graduating from high school he proudly served his country in the United States Navy during World War II. He attended plumbing school in Kansas City and received his master plumber''s certification. Benny married Joan Lucieer on June 23, 1951 at Carinda, Iowa. She preceded him in death on December 9, 2015. Benny spent his working career in the construction business. He owned and operated Lowery Construction and later Lowery Plumbing and Electric. Benny played minor league baseball for the Brooklyn Dodgers Farm Team in his younger days. He enjoyed being outdoors, bird hunting or fishing. He was a member of the Worland Baptist Church, serving as a Deacon and Sunday School Teacher, Lions Club and Plumbers Union Local #8. He served on the Pleasanton School Board, for a time as president. He was also preceded in death by his parents, an infant son and a sister, Vola Lowder. Benny is survived by two sons; Benny Lowery and Carol, and Scott Lowery and Lori; four daughters: Joanie Fatahalian and Farhad, Tricia Welch and Jim, Angie Lowery, and Tana Allen and Jay; a sister, Carol Stuart; twelve grandchildren and eighteen great grandchildren.
Funeral Service will be 10 am Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Pleasanton Chapel. Burial in the Pleasanton Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 pm Monday at the Schneider Chapel. Contributions are suggested to Wounded Warrior Project or Linn County Youth Outdoors. Online condolences can be left at www.schneiderfunerals.com. Arrangements: Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Pleasanton Chapel.
Monday, November 19th, 2018 5:00pm - 7:00pm, Schneider Funeral Home & Crematory, Pleasanton Chapel
Tuesday, November 20th, 2018 10:00am, Schneider Funeral Home & Crematory, Pleasanton Chapel