BUTLER-A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at Mullinax Funeral Home in Butler for Lowell Warren Logan, 82, Butler, who died Monday, March 24, 2014, at his home. Greg Mullinax officiated. Masonic services were held at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Public Library, Shriners Hospital or Butler Masonic Lodge.
Online condolences may be left at www.mullinaxfuneralhome.com.
Survivors include his wife, Waldeane Logan, Butler; a son, Dr. Russell Logan and wife Pam, Lamar; two daughters, Sandy Golden and husband John and Sheri Wheelen and husband Marty, all of Joplin; two granddaughters, Amanda O’Brien and husband Thaddeus and Abbey Logan and fiance Jenny Johnson, all of Overland Park, Kan. and a brother, Kenneth W. Logan and wife Deanna, Reeds Spring.
Mr. Logan was born July 30, 1931, in Kansas City, Mo., to Warren and Nina M. (French) Logan. He moved to Butler in 1945 and was a 1948 graduate of Butler High School. He worked with his dad as an electrician until he went to Moler Barber School in Kansas City, Mo., graduating Oct. 14, 1950 and later that same month he began work at South Side Barber Shop in Butler. While in barber school he joined the Army Reserves. In January 1951 his unit was called to active duty and he was sent to Ft. Campbell, KY. He returned to Butler after being discharged in November of 1952 and was again at South Side Barber Shop as a partner with Gene Wilson, later buying the business in 1975.
Mr. Logan was president and secretary of the Butler Jaycees, helping build a Jaycee Park, including the shelter house. He coached Little League football for several years and served as an Eagle Scout advisor for five years. He was a member of the American Legion, the Butler Masonic Lodge where he was due to receive his 50 year pin in May, 2014, the Scottish Rite and Ararat Shrine in Kansas City. He was also a member of the Butler Country Club.
He was an accomplished builder, having built three homes in Butler with the help of his dad, brother, nephew and son. He also built a home at Lake of the Ozarks,
He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Butler.
He married Waldeane Niggley on June 8, 1952.