William “Bill” Fowler, 84, of Ringgold passed away Friday, Sept. 29, 2017. A lifelong resident of the Ringgold, and Dalton areas, he was a former employee of Jordan Tank Lines where he worked for 33 years, Duvall Trucking where he worked for 5 years and was a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church.
He is preceded in death by his first wife, Mary Evelyn Dale Fowler; parents, Clarence and Delaney Lowery Fowler; step-son, Lesley McClure; one great grandson and several siblings.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Ruth Cummings Fowler of Ringgold; two step-children, Debbie McClure of Ft. Oglethorpe and Terry Lee McClure of Ringgold; six children, Brenda (Randy) Brooks of Dalton, Billy (Cindy) Fowler of Rocky Face, Jerry (Sandra) Fowler of Dalton, Gregory Fowler of Dalton, Roger (Sheila) Fowler of Chatsworth and Rhonda (James) Harrison of Dalton; two sisters, Lucille (Paul) Marshall of Chatsworth and Patricia (Roger) Harris of Dalton; brother, Clyde (Jerry) Fowler of Chatsworth; 15 grandchildren, several great-grandchildren, several great-great- grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Monday Oct. 2 in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Joe McIntyre and Rev. Billy Joe Cochran officiating. Interment will follow at United Memorial Gardens in Dalton, Georgia.
The family will receive friends Sunday from 2-8 p.m. and Monday from 9 a.m. until funeral time at the funeral home.
Arrangements are by Wilson Funeral home Wallis-Stewart Chapel Ringgold.