William Greg Lowery, age 73, of Benton, passed away Monday, April 3, 2023, at the Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri.
His wishes are to be cremated.
A Family Celebration of Life Service will be held at a future date.
Cremation arrangements are with the Leffler Funeral Home of Benton.
Bill was born on November 9, 1949, in Christopher, Illinois; the son of Max Lowery and Elizabeth (Taylor) Lowery.
He was a retired layout technician with Maytag.
Bill enjoyed boating at Rend Lake, spending time at Lake Benton at the Squirrels Nest Campground, and he enjoyed Mexican food. Bill could be found enjoying a Mexican dinner with friends at La Fiesta and Tequilas Restaurants in Benton.
Surviving are two children: John Lowery and wife Noel of Locust Grove, Virginia, Nicole Lowery of Benton, Illinois; two step-sons: Steve Kalaher of Thompsonville, Illinois, Todd Kalaher and wife Dana of West Frankfort, Illinois; seven grandchildren: Ashley Lowery, Jack Lowery, Katelyn Lowery, Cody Kalaher, Kyle Kalaher, Emily Kalaher, Alecia Kalaher; two great-grandchildren; a uncle Charles Taylor; special cousins: Lynn Alligood, Cindy Lowery and Rob Lowery; close friend Leslie Odom; dining friends Steve and Mark; several other cousins and many more friends.
Mr. Lowery was preceded in death by his parents; a granddaughter Brooke Kalaher; a special uncle Clarence “Red” and wife Kathleen Lowery; an aunt Helen Franko; and a cousin C.C. Lowery.
In lieu of flowers, Memorial contributions in memory of Bill, may be made to the American Cancer Society.
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