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1924 Cecil 2020

Cecil Lowther

March 20, 1924 — December 29, 2020


Cecil Hyrum Lowther, 96, of Roach, Missouri, formerly of Kansas City, was born, March 20, 1924, in Kansas City, the son of Samuel Hyrum and Vesta Rebecca (Sneed) Lowther.  He departed this life, Tuesday, December 29, 2020, at his home.

Cecil was a 1939 Kansas City North East High School graduate.

On October 7, 1944, he was united in marriage to Lillian Margaret Lowther in Kansas City.  She preceded him in death on May 30, 2016.

Cecil had been employed as a project manager for the Shelton and Son Landscaping Company in Kansas City.  After retirement he moved to Lake of the Ozarks, where he enjoyed fishing, bowling, and spending time at his cabin.

Cecil was also preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Eldon Lowther, and one sister, June Salvatino.

He is survived by two daughters, Gloria Durham of Pleasant Hill, and Norma Joyce Linville of Norborne; six grandchildren, eleven great grandchildren, other relatives and friends.

Private family services were held Tuesday, January 5, 2021. Interment was in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery with full military honors by the United States Army and the V.F.W. Post #3118 Honor Guard.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Meals on Wheels and may be sent in care of the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Arrangements: Stanley-Dickey Funeral Home, 203 N. Armstrong St., Pleasant Hill, Missouri 64080 (816) 540-5550

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