November 8, 1936 - March 12, 2022
GREENFEILD – Phil Lowder, age 85, of Greenfield, passed away Saturday, March 12, 2022. He was born in New Palestine on November 8, 1936 to Robert “Bob” Lowder and Garnet (Leary) Lowder. He was a 1954 graduate of Mt. Comfort High School. Phil then served in the United States National Guard from 1954 until 1956. He worked for Delco Remy in Anderson for over 30 years before retiring in 1994. He was a member of the United Auto Workers and the Chet Atkins Appreciation Society. He loved playing guitar and played for over 50 years. Phil is survived by his children, Gail Prather (Pat) of Houston, TX, Lynn Williams (Chuck) of Whiteland, Brian Lowder (Cozette) of Indianapolis, Melody Lowder (Matt Rouse) of Fishers, and Jonathan Lowder (Nataly) of Indianapolis; granchildren, Michael, Monica, Jacob, Andrew, Charlie, Jesslyn, Alex and Erin; great-grandchildren, Jonathan, Paul, Brian, Savannah, Ciera, Lydia, Cadence, Samantha, Spencer, Charlie, Chase and Leo; great great-grandchildren, Maverick and Grace. He was preceded in death by his parents, Bob and Garnet Lowder; daughter, Bonny Lowder; brother, Jim Lowder; and sister, Rhea Combs. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, March 16, 2022 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Erlewein Mortuary & Crematory, 1484 W. US Hwy. 40, Greenfield, IN 46140. A funeral service will be held at the mortuary on Thursday, March 17, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. with Reverend Don Brewer officiating. Burial will follow at Arnett Lowder Cemetery on Mt. Comfort Rd. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made by mail to the Phil Lowder Memorial Charitable Endowment Fund, Hancock County Community Foundation, 312 E Main St, Greenfield, IN 46140, online at https://hancock.fcsuite.com/erp/donate/create?funit_id=2716 or envelopes will be available at the mortuary. Please share a memory or condolence at www.erleweinmortuary.com.
GREENFEILD – Phil Lowder, age 85, of Greenfield, passed away Saturday, March 12, 2022. He was born in New Palestine on November 8, 1936 to Robert “Bob” Lowder and Garnet (Leary) Lowder. He was a 1954 graduate of Mt. Comfort... View Obituary & Service Information
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