Buddy Lee "Bud" Fowler Jr. of St. James, Mo. passed away at his home on Saturday, September 22, 2012.  He was 55 years, 7 months, and 11 days of age.

Buddy Fowler, Jr. was born on February 13, 1957 in Yreka, California to his parents: Bud Lee and Barbara Lee (Young) Fowler.  He was united in marriage to Gloria Ann Wilson on February 18, 1983 in Rolla, Mo.

Bud as he was known or B.J.,  work at Wal-Marts D.C. for 9 years, and worked for Phil Branstetter as a carpenter for over 6 years.  He moved from California to Ft. Wood when in the service and relocated here when he got out of the service.  Bud was a member of the Broadway Baptist Church in rural St. James, Mo.  being baptised on Februaqry 13, 201l. Bud loved to hunt and fish and take his girls fishing with him.  He liked to camp and to cook. Bud will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.

Buddy Fowler Jr. is survived by his wife of the home: Gloria Ann (Wilson) Fowler; two daughters: Gracie Louise Fowler and Ivy Maylee Fowler of St. James, Mo.; one son: Steven Glenn Fowler of Montana;  father: Bud Lee Fowler of Gazelle, California; one brother; Bill Fowler and wife Linda of Weed, California.

Preceding Bud Fowler in death is his mother: Barbara Lee (Young) Fowler.

Memorial services for Bud Fowler will be conducted on Saturday, September 29, 2012 at 11 A.M. at the Broadway Baptist Church in rural St. James, Mo. with Scott John and Leroy Nixon officiating.   Roy Richardson  and Kim Lackey will sing and play.  Burial will be in the James Cemetery near Vienna, Mo.

Memorials may be made to the Cancer Fund or to Phelps Regional Hospice.  Cards are available at the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Mo.

Those wishing to leave online condolences may do so at www.jonesfunerals.com.

All arrangements under the direction of the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Mo.