Geneva, Ala. (WDHN)—52-years-ago this month, Sergeant-Major Robert Fowler was killed on a patrol
in an ambush near the north Vietnamese-Laos border.
In the memorial service at Robert Fowler Memorial Park, an “unveiling” ceremony
for a granite monument and a wall in his honor.
Sergeant-Major’s son, Dewey “Bobby” Fowler, was only nine-years-old when his father was killed while serving his nation.
Bobby would also go on to serve his country.
The brick entranceway and granite monument into Robert Fowler Park was paid through fundraising efforts by
the Geneva Chamber of Commerce, and the Geneva High school class of 1963.