Roy Hallie Lowery Jr., 72, departed this earthly life on Sunday, April 21, 2019, at his home in Lynchburg.

Born on Aug. 20, 1946, in Sumter County, he was a son of the late Roy Sr. and Lucile Ballard Lowery. He received his formal education in the Sumter County school system. Roy was truly a jack of all trades. After his long tenure serving the citizens of Sumter County, he retired from the City of Sumter.

Roy is survived by a daughter, Nichelle Lowery Youngblood; son, Maurice "Boodie" Lowery (Regina); stepson, Tyrone Lowery; first wife, Isabella Golden; second wife, Barbara G. Lowery; daughters, Laquan Shannon (Jerome) and Quinntana Lowery; son, Jamal Lowery; sister, Mozell Nakamura (George); brother, Michel Boyd (Nadine); five grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

The family will receive relatives and friends at the home, 213 King St., Sumter.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday at the John Wesley Williams Sr. Memorial Chapel, Williams Funeral Home Inc., 821 N. Main St., Sumter, with the Rev. Jackie Jackson officiating, eulogist.

The funeral procession will leave at 1:20 p.m. from the home.

Services directed by the management and staff of Williams Funeral Home Inc., 821 N. Main St., Sumter. Online memorial messages may be sent to the family at Visit us on the web at