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William Robert "Buddy" Fowler

Feb 05, 2018

January 12, 1956 - February 3, 2018

William Robert "Buddy" Fowler, 62, of Mt. Pleasant and formerly of Stewartsville, Mo., died Saturday, February 3, 2018 at his residence.


Friends may call to greet the family from 5:00-8:00 p.m. Monday, February 5, 2018 at the Kimzey Funeral Home, 213 N. Main St., Mt. Pleasant. In lieu of flowers, those considering an expression of sympathy may direct memorials to Midwest Old Threshers (for campground use) and the Buddy Fowler Memorial Fund for medical expenses. Online condolences may be directed to


William Robert "Buddy" Fowler was born January 12, 1956 in St. Joseph, Mo. He was the son of William A. and Joetta F. (Penland) Fowler. He was raised in Stewartsville, Mo. and graduated from Stewartsville C2 High School in 1974. On July 5, 2014, Buddy was united in marriage to Linda Sue Callaway whom he fondly referred to as "the Love of his Life".


For 35 years, Buddy was an Instrument Technician for Bayer Crop Science in Kansas City. For almost all of his life, Buddy attended the Midwest Old Threshers Reunion. He became a volunteer for MOT, working in the electricity and wiring and necessary carpentry of the campground at MOT.


Those thankful for sharing in Buddy's life include his wife, Linda of Mt. Pleasant; his children - Jenna Olcott and her husband Frank of Lawson, Mo., Courtney Story and her husband Austin of Altamont, Mo., James Fowler and his wife Jamie of Stewartsville, Mo., Misty Burns of Mt. Pleasant and Michael Dovenspike of Mt. Pleasant; and 12 grandchildren - Tyler, Lilly, Emily and Katie Olcott; Xander, Axton and Aubrey Story; Gavin, Carson and Lydia Fowler; Cole and Cayla Burns. At the time of his death, Buddy was happily anticipating the birth of his 13th grandchild.


Buddy's parents precede him in death.

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