DONALD LOWE Donald Jay Lowe, age 66, passed away unexpectedly January 14, 2018, in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Donald was born January 15, 1951, to Lloyd and Lula Lowe, in Las Vegas. He was a life-long resident of Nevada, and was fourth generation of his family to live in Clark County. He and his wife, Vicki, recently moved to Hot Springs, Arkansas. He graduated from Las Vegas High School in 1969 and attended UNLV. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War, serving in the 327th Infantry of the 101st Airborne Division, Camp Eagle. He retired from Southwest Gas Corp. in 2013, working 33 years as a district service technician for Las Vegas and Fernley, including outlying areas. He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Myrna Lowe; brother, Douglas; and brother-in-law, Paul. Donald is survived by his wife, of 43 years, Victoria "Vicki" Hartman; sons, Adam (Molly) of Durant, Oklahoma, Justin (Nadine), and their son, Benjamin, of Spring, Texas, and Derek (Dianne) of Las Vegas; daughter Crystal Spangenthal (Barry) of Mesa AZ, brother, Nolan (Ann) of Central, Utah; sisters, Patricia Badame (Eugene) and Sybil Conlan of Reno; and numerous nephews and nieces. Donald was a devoted family man and was proud of his children's many accomplishments. He had numerous skills including carpentry, auto mechanics and computer programs. He and Vicki enjoyed traveling in their RV, exploring with their ATV and spending time with their grandson, Benjamin. Donald recently officiated at the wedding of his son, Derek and Dianne, a large family celebration. Donald's family and friends are saddened and shocked by his sudden passing. He will be greatly missed. Burial, with full military honors, will be at Southern Nevada Veterans Cemetery, 1900 Veterans Memorial Drive, in Boulder City. A private celebration of life service will follow. Dates are pending.
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Published by Las Vegas Review-Journal on Jan. 28, 2018.