Edward Sowder

April 16, 2021


Edward D. Sowder, 79, the widower of Jo Ann Lain Sowder passed away on Friday, April 16, 2021 at the Terrace in Berea, KY

Edward was born on February 22, 1942 in Mt. Vernon, KY to the late William and Ollie Peters Sowder. He was a high Voltage Lineman at the Bluegrass Army Depot and served in the U.S. Air Force during Vietnam.

Survivors include: two sons, Christopher (Lana) Stewart and June (Teresa) Maupin; five grandchildren, Kyler Stewart, Wyatt Stewart, Jason (Desiree) Maupin, Crystal (Chris) Potter, and Rachel Searles; five great-grandchildren, Breana Maupin, Austin Maupin, Lilly Searles, Julian Shewman, and Liam Potter; one sister Linda ? ; and two nephews, Joe Lain and Art Lain.

Other than his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers and sisters, Beulah, Elizabeth, Christine, Lucille, and Charles Sowder.

A funeral service for Edward Sowder will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home with Rev. Vivian Reynolds officiating. Burial will follow in the Richmond Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Wyatt Stewart, Kyler Stewart, Jason Maupin, Bobby Robinson, Robert Dale and Joshua Shewman.

Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service on Wednesday at the Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home funeral home.

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