PEKIN ~ Brian Wayne Lowe, 22, of 12788 Wiseman Rd., passed away at 4:20 p.m., Wednesday, January 11, 2012 in the emergency room at Pekin Hospital.
He was born October 20, 1989 in Peoria to Gerald and Tina (Payne) Lowe.
Surviving are his parents;1 daughter, Lorraine Lowe; his fiancé, Brandi Haynes; 1 brother, Gerald (Melinda Sutton) Lowe,Jr., all of Pekin; grandparents, Jerry and Teresa Payne of Green Valley, and Sandra Jones of Pekin; great-grandmother, Gladys Taylor of Pekin; 1 niece Ashlynn Lowe of Pekin;3 cousins, Dean Lowe, IV of Pekin, Kelsey Lowe, and Shannon Rotherham, all of Pekin; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.
Brian was preceded in death by grandfathers, Dean Lowe, Sr. and Larry R. Jones; 2 great-grandmothers; 1 uncle, Dean Lowe, Jr.; and 1 cousin, Dean Lowe, III.
He was employed by Vonachen Services, Inc. in Peoria , working as a fork lift operator at the Caterpillar, Inc. Logistics Center in Morton.
Brian enjoyed operating RC cars, riding his Harley, going off road in his 4X4 Chevy truck, working in his garage, and spending time with his family and friends. He was also a NASCAR and Tony Stewart fan.
His funeral will be at 4 p.m. Sunday at Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin. Visitation will be 2 hours prior to the funeral. Cremation will be accorded following the funeral.
Memorial contributions may be made to a memorial fund that has been established for his daughter at the CEFCU Member Center in Pekin.
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