Greenville, KY., James Douglas Lowe, 77, of Greenville passed away Thursday, January 7, 2021 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital in Owensboro. Jim was born on April 4, 1943 in Detroit, Michigan the son of the late James William Lowe and Helen Virginia Jinkins Lowe. He was a graduate of the University of Tennessee, a scholarship player and letterman in football, and a Volunteer for life. He had an outstanding high school football and basketball career at South Fulton High School. He had been a high school assistant football coach, head basketball boy's coach, head basketball girl's coach, and a volunteer coach for Greenville Blackhawk football and Muhlenberg South High School football. Following his coaching and teaching career, he was an insurance adjuster for 10 years, and later an agent and owner of Greenville Insurance. He loved the outdoors and enjoyed hunting and fishing. Jim was very involved in the community and his church and was a Sunday School teacher and a deacon at First Baptist Church in Greenville. He was a family man and loved his children and grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife of 53 years Lynn Safley Lowe of Greenville, his son Andy (Melissa) Lowe of Crestwood, his daughter Amy Lowe of Greenville, 3 grandchildren McKaylee Lowe of Greenville, James Thomas (J.T.) Lowe of Crestwood, Andrew Lowe of Crestwood, 1 sister Patricia Lowe of Springhill, TN.
There will be no visitation.
Graveside services in Evergreen Cemetery will be private with Rev. John Galyen officiating, to be followed at a later date with a celebration of life for friends and family. Gary’s Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church, 145 South Main Street, Greenville, KY.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.garysfuneralhome.net