David Lowry, 85, of Champaign, Illinois, passed away on February 4, 2022. David was born March 10, 1936 to Eileen and Eugene Lowry in Urbana, Illinois. He graduated from Urbana High School in 1954, and worked for Sullivan Chevrolet and Illinois Power before being asked to join the U S Army which he proudly served for 3 plus years. After which Dave returned and became an electrician and proud member of IBEW Local 601 until his retirement in 1997
Dave is survived by sons Mark (Danielle) of Champaign, Illinois, and Mike (Pam) of Overland Park, Kansas, grandchildren Jack and Meghan, brother Rich (Jane) Lowry and sister Kathy (Hal) Holmes. He was preceded in death by his wife Betty, parents Eugene and Eileen, brothers John and Ted, and daughter in law Nonie.
Dave enjoyed supporting his boys and causes he believed in. He served in various roles including Scout Master with The Boy Scouts of America and served as Assistant Scoutmaster for the 1981 National Jamboree. He was an active member in The Knights of Columbus and a member of the Moose Lodge. His true passion was travel, camping and socializing. After his retirement, Dave enjoyed playing golf, a game he had played for many years and always enjoyed the journey. Special thanks to the caregivers of Carriage Crossing where he lived after he moved back to Illinois
Celebration of Remembrance will be Monday March 14 from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. at Renner-Wikoff Chapel, 1900 S. Philo Rd. Urbana. Condolences may be offered at www.renner-wikoffchapel.com
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