Richmond Times-Dispatch

LOWRY, Paul Michael "Mike,"


age 67, of Mechanicsv­ille, Va., was suddenly called home to Heaven on November 17, 2020. He is survived by his loving wife of 44 years, Debbie; his daughter, Nikki Lowry; son, Josh Lowry and wife, Laura; his treasured granddaugh­ters, Coraline and Emilia; brother, Tommy Lowry (Louise); sisters, Margaret Lowry, Mary Ann Bookheimer (Bob), Trish VanFossen (Ray); a large family of relatives and many treasured friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Rosemary and Tom Lowry Sr. He was a member of Church of the Redeemer, Knights of Columbus and the Mechanicsv­ille Businessme­n’s Associatio­n. Mike graduated from Hermitage High School in 1971 and pursued a career in profession­al printing and flexograph­ics, which led the way to his current position as president of Neagle’s Flexo Inc./Visions Sign and Display. He always worked hard to get the job done right and was proud of his Southern heritage. Mike was a humble man who loved his family and his dog. He enjoyed activities with his granddaugh­ters, vacations at the beach, bowling, fishing and time spent relaxing with friends at the lake. He was a fan of UVA athletics, collected MLB and NASCAR memorabili­a and supported the Washington Redskins. He enjoyed making people laugh and was respected by everyone he met because of his positive, Christian character. A Celebratio­n of Life will be held on November 22, 2020, at 1 p. m. at Bliley’s Funeral Home on Staples Mill Road. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Eastern Hanover Volunteer Fire Department Station 3 or the Knights of Columbus.

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