Don Roberge

June 17, 1933 – July 29, 2021

Duane Meyer Lowe

Duane Meyer Lowe, 88, of Malta passed away peacefully on July 29, 2021. He was born June 17, 1933, in Morgan County, Ohio. He was a local businessman, owning Western Auto. He was also a real estate broker and avid horseman. He raised, trained, and drove harness horses for over 60 years. His pride and joy was First Breath. He and First Breath were honored by the Ohio Harness Horsemen's Association on January 19, 2019 and also by the House of Representatives from the State of Ohio, followed by Final Breath, a Triple Crown winner and Horse of the Year in 2013 in Ohio.

Duane is survived by his wife of 66 years years, Carol Sue Lowe; sister Ellen Hill (Greg); son Jeffrey Lowe; daughter Julia Clemens; Josh Grahame; grandchildren Brady Duane Clemens and Vada Sue Clemens. He was preceded in death by his beloved parents, Rawleigh D. Lowe and Mildred M. Lowe; and brother H. Donovan Lowe; and several nieces and nephews. At his request, a caring cremation will take place. Memorial contributions may be made to the Grace United Methodist Church, 73 S. 9th St., McConnelsville, Ohio.