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Rev. D. Hubert Lowes, age 79, passed away Tuesday, May 25, 2010 at Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo, MI.
Hugh was born April 17, 1931 in Cavan, Ontario, Canada, the son of Donald and Laura White Lowes.
On July 3, 1954 in Peterborough, Ontario, he was united in marriage to Carol Besley.
Survivors include his wife, Carol; four children, Timothy (Kimberly) Lowes of Ontario, Canada, Kymberlay (Michael) Meyers of Mattawan, MI, Janice Lowes of Mattawan, MI, and Deborah (Danny) Black of Ozark, MO; fourteen grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; a brother, Malcolm (Helen) Lowes of California; two sisters, Dorothy Fisher and Margaret Lowes both of London, Ontario.
He was preceded in death by a son, Steven, a daughter, Judy Owen, and a brother, Dr. Norman Lowes.
He was an ordained United Methodist minister, serving congregations from Springfield, MO, to Scottville, MI. He had raised his children in Kahoka, MO, while serving the Kahoka United Methodist Church from 1968 to 1976.
Hugh enjoyed gardening, beekeeping, and watching sports, football, hockey and baseball specifically.
Funeral services were held May 28, 2010 at the Adams Funeral Home in Paw Paw, Michigan. In lieu of flowers, memorials were suggested to Franklin Graham Ministries of CBN 700 Club. Share a memory or condolence online at