James Richard “Rick” Lowery was born January 27, 1960 in Charlotte, NC to James and Shirley Lowery and unexpectedly departed our lives, at the age of 62, on June 27, 2022.
Rick was raised in Mint Hill, NC, a place where he had many memories with lots of friends and family. He was a joy to be around and always made everyone laugh.
Rick was a loving father to the joy of his life, his daughter, Samantha, his son in law Josh and was a loving grandfather to his four grandchildren. He enjoyed sharing his interests with his grandchildren including playing guitars and riding motorcycles. Rick also loved automotive projects, hunting, fishing, guitars, music, cooking and spending time at his mountain house.
He was dedicated to his career in the electrical field. He achieved the level of Electrical Superintendent on numerous high level electrical projects such as the Hearst Tower and Bank of America Tower in Charlotte. He was respected by his co-workers and team mates throughout his career in the Charlotte and surrounding areas.
Rick is survived by his parents, James and Shirley Lowery of Monroe; daughter, Samantha Hinson and son-in-law, Josh Hinson of New Salem, NC; grandchildren, Seth Hinson, Zander Hinson, Phoenix Hinson, and Willow Hinson of New Salem, NC, sister, Nancy Martin and husband, Doug Martin of Monroe, NC; brother, Geoffrey Lowery and wife, Cheryl Lowery of Oak Island, NC; uncle, Jenkins Lowery of Peachland, NC; fiancé, Julie Ross of Mint Hill; nephews, Jeremy White and wife, Crystal White of Monroe, NC and Alex White wife, Holly White of Indian Trail, NC; niece, April Smith and husband, Spencer Smith of Winston-Salem, NC; great nephews, Oliver White of Monroe, NC and Sawyer Nelson of Winston-Salem, NC; great-niece, Abigail White and great-nephew, Zachary White of Indian Trail, NC; and numerous relatives and friends that will miss him dearly.
The family and friends will be gathering to remember his life on Saturday, July 9, 2022 at Gaskin Funeral Services, 14617 B West Lawyers Road, Matthews NC 28104 between the hours of 2pm and 4pm.