Born in Oswego, he was a life resident of the Oswego County area. He had previously worked at Inficon in East Syracuse and Sears in Clay. He was a veteran serving in the Marines from 1994 to 1998.
He loved to read and was known as the guy on the corner that is always outside reading. An avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed to fish and camp. A football fan, he loved the Chicago Bears.
He was predeceased by his father, Duane C. Stowell.
Surviving are his wife of 10 years, the former Erin Bristol; children, Avery and Emma Stowell; mother, Sandra Coe; siblings, Becki-Sue Stowell, Brandie Jordal, Heidi Stowell, Kristen Stowell, Joseph Jordal, Ryan Stowell; mother–in-law, Karen (Steve) Cobb; father-in-law, Tim (Linda) Bristol; and several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
Memorial services will be held today, Dec. 22 at 2 p.m. at Fulton First United Methodist Church, 1408 N.Y.S. Rte. 176, Fulton.
Contributions may be made to his children c/o Erin Stowell, 722 ½ West Third Street South, Fulton, NY 13069.
Foster Funeral Home, Fulton has charge of arrangements.