Jody Lowder, 60, passed away August 28, 2021, in Olympia, Washington, at his home of 18 years. He was born February 27, 1961, to John W. and Ruth Lowder at Madigan Army Medical Center in Tacoma, Washington.
Jody graduated in 1979 from North Thurston High School in Olympia. Three days after graduation, he went to work for Georgia Pacific and retired 42 years later on October 30, 2020.
He married Christy Caines on August 1, 1998, in Olympia.
Jody was a very special person with a kind soul, and everyone loved him. He was a flower-bed-plant-buying junkie, loved fishing and spending time with family. His grandchildren held a special place in his heart.
He is survived by his wife, Christy; daughter, Alexandri “Alex” Dusterbeck, husband, Justin Dusterbeck, and son, Kristopher “Kris” Lowder; five grandchildren; and sisters, Jeanette Miller (brother-in-law Gene), Christine Miracle, and Doris Holland (brother in-in-law, Larry). He was predeceased by his parents.
A memorial service will be held, Friday, September 10, 2021, 4:30 p.m. at South Sound Manor, 455 North St. SE, Tumwater, WA 98501.
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