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[April 29, 2011]
LINCOLN -- Robert A. Lowery, 62, of
Lincoln, died Thursday, April 28, 2011, at Abraham Lincoln Memorial
Hospital after a long, courageous battle with cancer.
Dr. Lowery's funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday in the Earl
C Hargrove Chapel on the Lincoln Christian University
Visitation will be 2-4 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. Sunday at
Jefferson Street Christian Church. Additional
visitation will be from noon until 1 p.m. Monday at
the Earl C. Hargrove Chapel.
Burial in New Union
Cemetery in Lincoln will be at a later date.
Arrangements are with Peasley Funeral Home in
Dr. Lowery taught at the college and seminary
levels for 36 years while also preaching at numerous
churches throughout the United States. He also
taught for 19 summers in Vienna, Austria, and Haus
He was born on Oct. 4, 1948, in Indianapolis,
Ind. His parents were Ercel and Velma Lowery. He
married Marilyn M. Gaddis on June 5, 1971, in Villa
He is survived by his wife; one daughter, Rachel
(and Joe) Mollet of Pana; one son, Brian (and Sarah)
Lowery of Avon, Ind.; and four grandchildren,
Carissa MaryLyn, Jocelyn Ainsley, Dawson Robert
Mollet and Eden Grace Lowery.
He was preceded in death by his mother, father
and one brother, Donald.
He was a member of Jefferson Christian Church.
He attended Lincoln Christian College, Lincoln
Christian Seminary and Gordon-Conwell Theological
Seminary. He received his Ph.D. from Aberdeen
University in Aberdeen, Scotland. He had various
writings published, most recently penned
"Revelation's Rhapsody" and was in the process of
writing his second book.
He enjoyed spending time with his family, especially
his grandchildren, as well as traveling to Disney
World on many occasions.
His love and passion for his wife, children and
grandchildren was only exceeded by his love and
passion for God.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be designated
for the Dr. Robert Lowery Faculty Chair Endowment
Fund at TCM International Institute or given to the
Carcinoid Cancer Foundation.
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