Jim enlisted in the U.S. Army in December 1948 and was assigned to the 7th Chemical Depot Company (Red Diamond) and stationed at the Deseret Chemical Center in Tooele County, Utah. He later served a tour of duty in the occupational forces in Kirchheimbolanden, Germany. While station in Tooele County
Jim met and married the late Lucy Ila Hammond of Grantsville. The young couple built a home in Grantsville where Jim still resides. Jim and Lucy were the proud parents of four children: Linda (Gene) Cook, Ron (Lupe) Fowler, the late Ray (Diane) Fowler and Laurie (Steve) Cozart.
Jim was employed by the U.S. government and retired after 38 years of faithful service. Jim owned and operated Fowler TV Service serving the residents of Tooele County for over twenty years as an electronics repair technician.
All of Jim’s children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren join together to wish him a very Happy Birthday!