Larry Lowman ObituaryJul 7th, 2016 | By The Scoop | Category: News, Obituaries
Larry Lowman passed from this life on June 20 in Naples, Florida. He was the son of Dot Lowman of Murfreesboro and the late Lee Roy Lowman. In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife, Terry Lowman, of Naples, Florida, one son, Larry Lowman II, of Shelbyville, three step-children, Chris (Antonia) Helton of Slovakia, Erika Mann of Shelbyville, Jay Mann of Owingsville, Kentucky, four grandsons, Wyatt Mann, John, Henry and Charlie Helton, and one sister, Ebbra (Vince) Lee of Smyrna.
Larry chose to live life to the fullest. He was best known for his impeccable style and warm, sincere smile. He touched many and made each one feel loved and special.
As a talented photographer, Larry enjoyed traveling with several music stars including Charlie Daniels, Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, Hank Williams, Jr. and Elvis, taking photos of performances and personal family pictures. He was also an artist who captured special moments and everyday life in a way that few could.
Larry’s passion for the Tennessee Walking Horse was immeasurable and his contributions to the industry were numerous. He served as official photographer for The Celebration for 10 years. He also served on many boards, committees, and foundations for the betterment of the breed. He designed and built Bridlewood Farms which became one of the finest breeding facilities in the industry.
He gave of himself in service to the community by serving many years as president of the Bell Buckle Chamber of Commerce, was instrumental in the building of Bell Buckle Park, and was president of Tennessee BackRoads Heritage Association.
He will be missed by all who knew and loved him, but none more than, in his words “the love of my life,” his wife, Terry. Please join us as we celebrate Larry’s life on Wednesday, July 20, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the Blue Ribbon Circle on the Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration grounds, Shelbyville.