Nashville- Joe R. Vowell, 89, passed away Friday, October
13, 2017 at Alive Hospice in Nashville, TN.
Joe is preceded in death by his wife of
fifty-nine years, Carolyn Massey Vowell, parents Harvey and Tessie Vowell,
brothers Jimmy, Dudley and Jack, and sisters Marge, Jane, and
Joe is survived by his son David Vowell (John Ricks) of
Old Hickory, TN, daughter Vicki Vowell Garrett (Mike Woodward) of Nashville, and
brother Bobby Vowell (Mattie) of Mayfield, Ky.
A resident of Donelson, Joe was born in Bruceton TN in
1928. He was a graduate of Bruceton High School and earned his Bachelor's in
Engineering from the University of Tennessee. He retired from Textron (Avco) where he
spent his career working as an Aerospace Engineer.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, October 18th at
3 p.m. at Hermitage Memorial Gardens, in Hermitage, TN. A visitation will be held from
1-3 p.m. prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to
The American Heart
Association , 1818 Patterson
St., Nashville, TN 37203 or Alive Hospice, 1718 Patterson St., Nashville, TN