Funeral services for Les Fowler, 70 year old Buffalo man who passed away suddenly Thursday morning at his home in Buffalo, will be held Tuesday, July 3rd at 10:00 a.m. from the Adams Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Tom Saur officiating. Visitation will be held from the funeral home chapel on Monday from 1:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and on Tuesday from 8:00 a.m. until 9:30 a.m. Burial will be in Willow Grove Cemetery with graveside services to follow the funeral. Donations in Mr. Fowler’s memory may be made to the St. Francis Animal Shelter in care of the Adams Funeral Home at 351 N. Adams in Buffalo.
Leslie Allen Fowler was born on October 14, 1941 in Madison County, Arkansas to Olen and Ruby Fowler. The family moved to Clearmont, Wyoming when he was just a baby and Les attended country schools in Clearmont and attended Johnson County High School. He was married on June 29, 1963 in Buffalo to Sharon Sutton and they made their home in Buffalo. Les worked for various ranches in Johnson County including the Johnson Cattle Ranch and Purdy’s on the 28 Ranch. He rode the mountain in summers taking care of the Muddy Guard Association. He was divorced in 1973 and continued living and working in Buffalo. Les retired in 2008 and continued living in Buffalo until the time of his death.
He was a member of the Moose Lodge. He was a true cowboy, who loved being in the mountains. He was an avid outdoorsman and loved hunting and fishing. His special love in life was spending time with his grand kids and great-grand kids.
He is survived by one daughter Christy Cattnach and her husband Wade of Buffalo; one son Craig Fowler also of Buffalo; his companion and best friend of 14 years, Barb Roberts; one sister Wilma Wallace and her husband Larry of Buffalo; five grandchildren, Michael, Bryant and Kim Fowler all of Rawlins, Brandi Kehr of Billings, and Myles Kehr, currently serving with the U.S. Army at Ft. Bliss in El Paso, Texas; and two great –great grand kids Chanda and Wyatt. Nieces Kerry Diefenderfer, Robbin Walter, and several great nieces.
He was preceded in death by his parents.