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Lowell T. Markwell, also known as "Dude", 83, of Springfield, passed away peacefully on Thursday, October 26, 2017. He was born on January 4, 1934, in Morehead, Kentucky, the son of the late Tommy and Betty (Hoovermale) Markwell.

Lowell is survived by his beloved children, Rhonda G. (Marty) Heskett, Cindy G. (Wally) Sothard, Lowell T. Jr. (Kellee) Markwell, Timothy A. Markwell, Philip D. Markwell and Alice F. (Greg) Holbrook; sister, Shirley Walker; 12 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; mother of his children, Lavena Farrell; special friend, Naoma Maines; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

He is preceded in death by his children, Susan L. Markwell, Christopher, Markwell, Kimberly S. Markwell and David M. Markwell; and siblings, Judy, Joe, Marvin and Thelma.

Lowell gave a true meaning to the quote, "children of the breadman, milkman or beerman." He was a hardworking man who always put his family first. Lowell had a true love for bluegrass music, especially Bill Monroe. He was also a talented musician who enjoyed playing the banjo and guitar. Lowell was an avid Nascar and Cincinnati Red's fan and a boxing enthusiast. He will be missed deeply by his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren and there was one thing Lowell knew for sure, he knew he was always loved.

Viewing will be held on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 from 9-11 a.m. at Jackson Lytle & Lewis Life Celebration Center, Springfield, OH. Service will be held at 11:30 a.m. at Rose Hill Burial Park. Condolences may be expressed to his family at www.jacksonlytle.com.
Published on October 30, 2017
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