FORT GIBSON — Stephen M. Lower, age 74, passed away on March 7, 2018, in Ardmore. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, March 22, 2018, in Fort Gibson National Cemetery.

Stephen was born on Jan. 17, 1944, to Grant Kenneth Lower and Dorothy (Nance) Lower, in Oklahoma City. He attended and graduated from Norman High School. He enlisted in the United States Air Force in 1978 and was honorably discharged in 1981. Stephen was a bus driver for many years for Norman Public Schools. His hobbies included computers and genealogy. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, Grant and Dorothy Lower. 

Stephen is survived by his son, Bradley Lower and wife, Melissa; daughter, Trisha Soloman and fiancé, Brian; granddaughter, Emily Grace; one brother, Wes Lower; and one sister, Ellen Simmons. 

Condolences may be left at www.griffinhillcrest.com.