Nicky Gene Fowler Sr., 70, died Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018 at Grand Strand Regional Medical Center in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Born Jan. 4, 1948 in Horry County, S.C., he was the son of the late Porter Fair Fowler and Jennie Bell Soles Fowler. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by four brothers, Joe Dale Fowler, Curtis Mack Fowler, Timothy O’Brian Fowler and Danny Isaac Fowler; and one sister, Lila Rhodes.
Visitation was held Tuesday, Feb. 13 at Inman Ward Funeral Home in Tabor City. Final rites were held Wednesday, Feb. 14 at Oak Dale Baptist Church. Burial was in the church cemetery.
He is survived by one son, Nicky Gene Fowler Jr. of Tabor City; two brothers, Billy Jack Fowler and Eugene Fowler, both of Loris, S.C.; four sisters, Geneva Lawson of Tabor City, Lola Sykes of Greensboro, Mearl Fowler of Loris, S.C. and Patricia Carlisle of Jacksonville, Fla.; and three grandchildren.