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James Robert Lowe

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March 22, 1962 — Sept. 21, 2020

RALEIGH — James Robert Lowe, 58, passed away peacefully at his home on Monday, Sept. 21, 2020.

Born and raised in Wilson, he was the middle child of Pearla Ann and Vincent Lowe Jr. James attended Fike High School in Wilson, North Carolina State University in Raleigh and Atlantic Christian College in Wilson. On Nov. 27, 1993, James married his true love, Sydney Lassiter.

Known by all as Puddin’, he was a loving and devoted husband, father, son and brother. He was a friend to all who knew him. Puddin’ was in banking and financial services for 23 years, but his true passions were sports, all things Wolfpack, the KA house, the Breakfast Club, the annual ACC Tournament gathering in Morehead City and frequent trips to the beach and Harbour Island, Bahamas, with friends and family.

Witty, humble and endearing, James did not need the spotlight. In fact, nothing quite put that irresistible twinkle in his crystal-blue eyes like enjoying the glow of his three girls and wife, Sydney, in the center of it.

Puddin’ was immensely loved, will be greatly missed and thought of often with only the most wonderful memories.

James is survived by his wife, Sydney Lassiter Lowe; daughters, Grayson Lowe, Charlotte Lowe and Lucy Lowe, all of Raleigh; mother, Pearla Ann Lowe of Raleigh; brothers, Lester Lowe and John Lowe and spouse, Cameron Lowe, of Raleigh; along with 12 adoring nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, Vincent Lowe Jr.

A private family service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 25, at Hayes Barton United Methodist Church in Raleigh. A livestream of the service can be watched at the following link: https://hbumc2.visitmysite.net/webstream/live.php. A celebration of his life will also be held at a later date.

The family wishes to extend their thanks and gratitude to the nurses and caregivers at The Cypress of Raleigh Home Care and Amedisys Hospice.

Flowers are welcome or please consider memorials in James’ memory to UNC Lineberger Cancer Center, 101 Manning Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27514

Condolences may be directed to Joyner’s Funeral Home and Crematory at www.joyners.net.