The son of Herman B. and Lila (Brooks) Lowe, he was born in Jamaica on June 25, 1939. He married the former Eleanor Bartlett on May 4, 1962, she died in 1999. Mr. Lowe had logged in his younger years with his brothers. He worked at Mount Snow from 1959 to 1964, then went to work for the Haystack Corporation when the resort was just a dream. Mr. Lowe was instrumental in cutting the first trails and installing the first T-bars and chairlifts. He went back to working for Mount Snow when they purchased Haystack. He retired in October 2009. Mr. Lowe was a volunteer with the East Dover Fire Department for over 20 years. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, and spending time with his 10 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Mr. Lowe is survived by his daughters, Laura Lowe Dowley and her husband Buster, of Newfane; Regina Lowe Werner and her husband Richard, of East Dover; and Catherine Lowe Davern, of Brattleboro; his 10 grandchildren, Jessica Mowery, Kristie Mowery, Jeremy Werner, Amy Werner, Eric Wilson, Andy Wilson, Christopher Wilson, Madyson Davern, KC Dowley, and Blake Dowley; and great-grandchildren, Makaila Morse, Samantha Morse, Jacoby Green, and Mason Rosa. He was considered a brother to his many in-laws, he also leaves many nieces, nephews, cousins, brother, Reginald, and sisters, Phyllis and Barbara.
In addition to his wife, he was predeceased by three brothers, Herman Jr., Paul, and David.
Graveside funeral services will be held on Sunday, July 23, at noon at the family lot in Sadawga Cemetery in Whitingham, Route 100. There are no calling hours.
In lieu of flowers gifts may be made to Windham County Humane Society or Dr. Backus Tribute Fund in care of Covey, Allen and Shea Funeral Home, PO Box 215, Wilmington, VT 05363.