Barry “Running Bear" Fowler, 74, of Staatsburg, NY was called to Heaven for a well-deserved rest, after a long Illness on February 28, 2022, at the Fishkill Health and Rehabilitation Center. He was born on July 2, 1947, in Rhinebeck, New York to the late Chester and the late Leola (Clinton) Fowler.
Barry was a graduate of Roosevelt High School and a local resident all his life. Barry was a self-employed Trucker, he owned Fowler Trucking Company.
On June 24, 1978, at St. James Episcopal Church in Hyde Park, Barry married the love of his life Diane Hopkins, she survives at home.
Barry was Barry was affectionately known as Pop by his loving granddaughter. He enjoyed life to its fullest. Barry loved snowmobiling, fast boats, riding his motorcycle, fishing, hunting, building street rods and going to car shows. He also loved spending time in the ADKs and did so as often as he could. Barry your family will miss you, Rest in Peace.
Survivors include his spouse Diane Fowler Staatsburg New York, his cherished daughter Kristine Fowler-Kortright and her husband Todd Wawarsing New York, granddaughter Nicole "Nicki" Kortright Wawarsing New York and he was predeceased by his brother Jesse Fowler.
Interment will be private and at the convenience of the family Pleasant Plains Cemetery, Town of Clinton, NY.
Funeral arrangements are being handled by the Timothy P. Doyle Funeral Home 371 Hooker Ave. Poughkeepsie, New York 12603.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made in Barry's name to the Alzheimers Association 2649 South Road Suite 101 Poughkeepsie, New York 12601
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