Taylorville Obits

Ronald W. Lowe

Ronald W. Lowe, 73, of Morrisonville, passed away at 4:55 p.m. on Sunday, November 27, 2022, at Springfield Memorial Hospital.

Ron was born May 30, 1949, in Taylorville, the only child of Robert E. and Beulah G. (Fortin) Lowe.  He graduated from Morrisonville High School and went on to proudly serve our country in the United States Army.  Upon his honorable discharge, Ron graduated from Hardware Marketing in Ottumwa, Iowa. He returned to Morrisonville to work side by side with his parents, operating Lowe Hardware, which he was still operating today.

Ron was a pillar of the community, donating his time and talents to many local organizations and functions.  He was a lifelong member of the First Presbyterian Church, where he served in many different capacities over the years.  Ron also served as Salvation Army Chairman for over 30 years, as well as a member of the Morrisonville Community Club, and Morrisonville Historical Society.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Ron is survived by many cousins, friends, and the Village of Morrisonville and its surrounding area that will greatly miss him.

Visitation:  Friends are invited to pay their respects from 4:00-7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 30, 2022, at Perfetti-Assalley Funeral Home, 304 Carlin Street, Morrisonville, IL 62546.

Funeral Ceremony: 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 1, 2022, at the funeral home with Rev. Jim Ferrill officiating.

Interment with military honors will follow at Morrisonville Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Morrisonville Community Ambulance, PO Box 641, Morrisonville, IL 62546.

Please visit www.assalleyfuneralhomes.com to share memories of Ron, or to offer condolences to his family.