William George Lowry died Jan. 17. He was 71.

Mr. Lowry was born Feb. 2, 1942, in El Paso, Texas, to William George Lowry Sr. and Ruth (Hawkins) Lowry Olsen. He moved to Portland when he was a child and attended Lincoln High School. He graduated in 1960 and entered the Marine Corps, and served until 1963. He married Carol Ann Goss in 1966. He worked at Jones Stevedoring for the bulk of his career, where he was a superintendent. Later he worked at Marine Terminals.

He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Carol Lowry; son, Patrick Lowry; daughters, Lisa Lowry Pierce and Katie Lowry; grandchildren; brother, Bruce Lowry; and half-sister, Barbara Knudsen.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, at Holy Trinity Parish in Beaverton, followed by a celebration of life at the Multnomah Athletic Club. Memorial contributions can be made to Oregon Health & Science University Stroke Center.