DANVILLE — Lowell Wetzel Hager, 82, of Danville went to be with our Lord on Friday evening, Oct. 2, 2009.
He was born on May 28, 1927, in McArthur, Ohio.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia; three children, Sherry, Jeffrey and Rex Hager; a very special companion, Dorothy King, who was by his side for 11 years.
Lowell leaves behind five sons, Webb (Sandy) Pope of Frenchburg, Ky., John (Jenny) Hager of Mount Vernon, Robert (Sharon) Hager of Owingsville, Ky., and Eugene (Donna) Hager of Shreve and Jack (Becky) Hager of Mount Vernon; 12 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.
He was a Marine veteran of World War II, a construction worker, and in later years a taxi driver. He was a member of AMVETS Post 95 in Mount Vernon.
He had a very caring and special caregiver Jeana Looney, and nurse Kenny Thomas R.N. that went above and beyond for him.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday, Oct. 6, from 11 a.m. until the funeral service at 1 p.m. at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home, 619 E. High St., Mount Vernon. Pastor Doug DeMoss will be officiating. Burial will follow in the Oak Grove Cemetery in Gambier, with military honors provided by the Knox County Joint Veterans Council.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
The Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Lowell Wetzel Hager.