Rodney G. Fowler BERLIN — Rodney Gilbert Fowler, 80, of Walker Road, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019, at the Central Vermont Medical Center, with his family at his bedside. Born March 13, 1939, in Plainfield, he was the son of John and Florence (Bliss) Fowler. Rodney attended Plainfield Elementary School and graduated from Plainfield High School. On June 6, 1959, he married Sandra Holt in Plainfield. They first made their home in Plainfield before moving to Berlin in 1985. Rodney worked for the Sunbeam Bread Co. before starting his own business, RGF Construction, and erecting silos for the Unadilla Silo Co. During his retirement years, he worked for Dartmouth Moving and Storage Co. and Lacillade Lumber Co. He was a member of the Church of God of Prophecy and the Gold Wing Motorcycle Group. In his spare time, Rodney enjoyed time spent with family, camping, hunting, motorcycling, snowmobiling and playing the trumpet in the Plainfield Hobo Band, as well as attending church and collecting antique clocks. Survivors include his wife, Sandra Fowler, of Berlin; his daughter, Cynthia Piro and husband Richard, of Barre Town; his son, Daryl Fowler and wife Maggie, of East Topsham; his daughter, Crystal Isabelle and husband Thomas, of Barre; his grandchildren Megan, Stephen, Kyle, Maverick, Magenta, Destiny, Grace, Hannah and Christina; his great-grandchildren Tanner, Ryan, Isaac and Patrick; his brother, John Fowler and wife Debbie, of Jericho; and his sister, Shirley Baumann and husband William, of Randolph; as well as many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents John and Florence Fowler. The service to honor and celebrate his life will be held on Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019, at 3 p.m. in the Hooker and Whitcomb Funeral Home, 7 Academy St., Barre. Following the service, inurnment will take place in the Plainmont Cemetery in East Montpelier. Family and friends may call on Friday, Sept. 6, from 5 to 7 p.m. For a memorial guestbook, visit

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Very sorry for your loss. RIP Rodney.

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