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Patrick Phillip Vowels

August 11, 1926 — August 25, 2023

Owensboro

Patrick Phillip Vowels

 

Patrick Phillip (Pat) Vowels, 97, of Owensboro, passed away Friday, August 25, 2023, at Hermitage Care and Rehabilitation. He was born August 11, 1926, in West Louisville, KY, to the late Virgil and Ollie Wheeler Vowels. The kindest, bravest, and hardest working man you could ever meet.  Patrick achieved two careers, first as a Grain Handler and Cooper at Fleischmann’s Distillery and then as the night cook and pitmaster at Moonlite BBQ Inn, for over 25 years each.  At one time he was considered a champion Horseshoe Pitcher and Checker Player.  Pat enjoyed gardening, his pets, but most of all spending time and talking with his family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 18 years, Juanita Beyke Vowels; a son, Allen Vowels and daughter-in-law Birdie Vowels; five brothers, Tom, Peg, Lloyd, Pete, and George Vowels; and a granddaughter-in-law, Amy Vowels.

Pat is survived by a daughter, Sandra (Don) Kelley; a son, Phillip (Pam) Vowels; grandchildren, Dr. Don (Heather) Kelley II, Michelle (Dr. Bill) Curran, Dr. Jill (Dr. Jorge) Paladines, Sara Ortego (Megan Olmstead), Amanda Wheatley, Becca (Matt) McCoy, Stephanie (Dr. Joe) Terry, and Chad Vowels; 21 great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

The funeral Mass will be 11 a.m. Thursday, August 31, 2023, at St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church with Fr. Jamie Dennis officiating. Burial to follow in Resurrection Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 5 until 7 p.m. with prayers at 7 p.m. at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory, and Thursday from 10 a.m. until time of service at the church.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to  Owensboro Catholic High School, or Hospice & Palliative Care of Western Kentucky.

Memories and condolences for the family of Patrick Vowels may be left at www.glenncares.com.

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Visitation

Wednesday, August 30, 2023

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory

900 Old Hartford Road, Owensboro, KY 42303

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Prayer Service

Wednesday, August 30, 2023

7:00 - 7:30 pm (Central time)

Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory

900 Old Hartford Road, Owensboro, KY 42303

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Visitation

Thursday, August 31, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

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Funeral Service

Thursday, August 31, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

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Burial

Thursday, August 31, 2023

12:30 - 12:45 pm (Central time)

Resurrection Cemetery Chapel

5404 KY-54, Owensboro, KY 42303

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