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Craig Marlon Armstrong Fowler, son of Sherman Baresford Fowler and Corinthia Armstrong Ford (Nee Fowler) was born on May 11, 1966 in Baltimore, MD. On November 26, 2012 at Georgetown University Hospital, Craig departed this life to receive his healing and began his new life in Glory. Craig began his education at age 4 at St. Katherine's School, then attended Mt. Royal Elementary School, Roland Park Middle School and graduated from Baltimore Polytechnic Institute in 1984. He excelled academically demonstrating strong mathematical skills in addition to being a member of the Polytechnic marching band and lacrosse team. As a child he had a great interest in taking things apart and remodeling them. When he was 10 years old Craig built a soap box derby car which won first place for Baltimore City and placed fourth nationally. Upon graduation he was recruited by the United States Navy and began serving February 4, 1985. He trained as an aviation electronics technician while serving on board several aircraft carriers USS Midway CV-41, USS America CV-66, USS John C Stennis CVN-74 and USS Ronald Reagan CVN-76. Other duty stations were NAS Oceana VA, NAS Patuxent River MD, NSF Diego Garcia. AT1 Fowler retired on February 28, 2005 from the Navy and began a civilian career in Naval Logistics with General Dynamics Information Technology and was currently employed by CRL Technologies, Inc. Craig earned an Associate’s Degree in Electronics Technology from the College of Southern Maryland and Master of Communications Technology from the Board of National Radio Examiners. He was currently completing a Bachelor of Science degree in Technical Management (Logistics Technical Specialty) at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. On May 18, 1996 Craig married Tammy Melissa Johnson and from this union they were blessed with one son, Cedric Tre'zhon. Craig was a member of Brooks United Methodist Church where you could find him on any given Sunday worshipping and praising God. He previously sang on the Anointed Gospel Choir and was a member of the Young Adult Ministry. Currently Craig was a Lay Speaker and a youth mentor. He was newly appointed to the staff Pastor Parrish Relations Committee. Craig's community involvements also included becoming a member of the Joseph A. Eagan Masonic Lodge #104, Black Men United and American Legion Gray Ray Post #220. He volunteered with the MESA program at Mutual Elementary School during Cedric's tenure there and coached Cedric's baseball team. , Craig will be remembered as a devoted husband, father and son. He loved people and especially enjoyed talking and making everyone laugh through his comedic antics. He worked briefly as a standup comedian at Club Pizzazz in Norfolk, Virginia and Timbuktu in Hanover, Maryland. He was an avid Redskins fan, loved riding his motorcycle (Kawasaki), traveling and spending time with his family. He leaves to cherish his memories a loving and devoted wife, Tammy; sons Marlon Fowler and Cedric, parents, Corinthia and Sherman; stepmother Anne and; granddaughter McKenzie Fowler; grandmother, Moena Armstrong; sisters, Valetta Brannock (Vincent) and Carolyn Reed; brothers, Terrence and Kevin Fowler; mother in law, Josephine Johnson; brother in law, Lynn Johnson (Harriet); nieces, Elizabeth Johnson and Tia Fowler; nephews, Lynn J. Johnson and Kevin S. Fowler; devoted friends Min. Elaina Commodore, Jenifer Chaviest and Lewis Jarvis and a host of uncles, aunts, cousins and friends.
Cemetery: 10:00 am on Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at