Lowell P. Market, age 84 of Brookville, lost his battle with cancer January 8, 2018 at his home surrounded by his family.
He was born October 14, 1933 in Milton, Indiana to William and Mary (Seffrin) Market. He married his wife, the former JoAnn Tincher on October 14, 1989, and she survives.
He graduated from Milton High School in 1951, and then served in the United States Army from 1954 to 1956. He was stationed in Alaska for 1.5 years.
Lowell moved to Brookville in 1956, and sold bottle gas for 15 years. He then went to work for the U.S. Postal Service for 31 years. He was clerk-treasurer for the Town of Brookville for four years and spent four years on Franklin County Council. Lowell was a member of St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church in Brookville, the Bernard Hurst Post #77 of the American Legion, and the Fraternal Order of Eagles #1129 of Brookville.
He enjoyed watching his grandsons play sports, and he liked to travel, having visited 49 states. His favorite vacation destination was Holden Beach, North Carolina. He was also an avid reader and enjoyed crossword puzzles.
Besides his loving wife of more than 28 years, JoAnn, survivors include two sons, Paul Market of Brookville and Ron Market of Blakeslee, Penn.; his daughter, Beth Jewell of Brookville; two grandsons, Blake Jewell and Zachary Jewell, and son-in-law, Rob Jewell of Brookville; one brother, Stanley Market of Milton and a sister Helen Cornet of Carmel; four cousins and several nieces and nephews.
Family and friends may visit from 4 until 7 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 11, at Phillips & Meyers Funeral Home, 1025 Franklin Avenue, Brookville, where the rosary will be recited at 7 p.m.
The Very Rev. Sean R. Danda and Rev. Mike Holman will officiate the Funeral Services on Friday, January 12, 10 a.m., at Phillips & Meyers Funeral Home. Burial with full military graveside honors by the Bernard Hurst Post #77 of the American Legion will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery in Brookville.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the Brookville Volunteer Fire Department or the Salvation Army.
The staff at Phillips & Meyers Funeral Home are honored to serve the Market family. To sign the online guest book or send personal condolences, please visit www.phillipsandmeyers.com. (Paid obituary.)