He was preceded in death by his parents, Glenn and Edmonia Epperson Mowery.
Survivors include two sons, Danny (Stacy) Mowery and Derrick Mowery, both of Cleveland; five grandchildren: Danielle Mowery, Montana Mowery, Derrick Curtis Mowery Jr., Michael McNeely and Brittany McNeely; one great-grandchild, Levi McNeely; one brother, William Curtis Mowery of Henderson, Nev.; and one sister, JoAnn Lawrence of Alabama.
The funeral will be held Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, at 1:30 p.m. at Unity Church of God.
The family will receive friends from noon to 1:30 p.m. prior to the service.
Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens.
Please visit the Mowery family guestbook and leave a message of condolence at www.serenityfunerals.com.
Serenity Funeral Home and Cremation Center, LLC is in charge of arrangements.