Sowers, Joel Lee

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Joel Lee Sowers, 56, of Max Meadows (formerly of Copper Hill), passed away Friday, February 6, 2015. He was preceded in death by his parents, Arnold & Dexter Sowers and his second wife, Donna.

He is survived by his wife, Geanna Sowers & her daughter Gabrielle; two daughters and sons-in-law: Jessica & Donald Radford, Tasha & Stephen Stout. Eight grandchildren: Dylan, Lacey, Brendan, Aleaha, Anthony, Melanie, Angel & Ryan. One sister, Carmen Sowers Manning, two brothers and sisters-in-law: Brenn & Alean Sowers and Bruce & Wanda Sowers; and a very special nephew Bobby Harold Manning, as well as many nieces & nephews.

Joel was a master mechanic who loved old cars, car shows. photography, and racing. He loved sharing stories and jokes, and had many, many friends!

Funeral services will be Tuesday February 10, 2015 at 2:00 PM at Gardner Funeral Home with Pastor Kelly Marshall officiating. Interment will follow in Restvale Cemetery. Family will receive friends one hour before service time. There will be no other visitation at the funeral home.

A special thank you to Bobby Gardner at Gardner Funeral home for his help & services. Online condolences may be made at The family is being served by Gardner Funeral Home, Floyd, VA (540)745-2007