Born November 24, 1945, in Hagerstown, MD, he was the son of the late Alvey Richard Mowen and Helen Louise (Angle) Mowen.
Alton retired from Beaver Mechanical after 37 years of employment. He attended Broadfording Church of God in Hagerstown. In his spare time, Alton enjoyed the outdoors, fishing, and making jewelry. He spent every Saturday evening playing dominos with his family.
Alton is survived by his loving wife of 21 years, Patsy (Shipley) Mowen; a daughter, Kimberly and 2 grandchildren, all of Florida; a special step son, John Shipley (Krista); 3 step grandchildren; 2 step great-grandchildren; special uncle, Bill Mowen (Bertie); special cousin, Spencer; sister in law, Dorothy Blair; and neighbor, Anne Popper.
In addition to his parents, Alton was preceded in death by a brother, Ravon Mowen.
There will be no viewing or visitation.
Private services will be held at the convenience of the family.
Due to current COVID-19 regulations, facial coverings are required and social distancing will be practiced.
The family requests the omission of flowers and memorial donations may be made to Donald Edwin Thompson Funeral Home, Inc., P.O. Box 310, Clear Spring, MD 21722 to assist with funeral expenses.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.thompsonfhinc.com.
Donald Edwin Thompson Funeral Home, Inc. is honored to serve the family.