Obituary, Richard Hoyt Fowler

Richard Hoyt Fowler, 84, a four-year resident of Dover Plains, NY formerly of Amenia, NY for the last 22 years passed away on Monday, August 2, 2021 at this home in Dover Plains. Mr. Fowler was a commercial artist at RIO Studios and Aspirin Studios both in New York, NY for 33 years retiring in 1991.

Born on April 23, 1937 in Mount Kisco, NY he was the son of the late Milton and Mabel (Burt) Fowler. Mr. Fowler proudly served in the US Army from 1960-1962. On December 24, 1961 in Katonah, NY, he married Doris Stoorza who survives at home.

Mr. Fowler was an avid NASCAR and NY Giants fan. He enjoyed spending his days outdoors gardening at his beloved retirement home in Amenia. A talented artist, he was known for drawing old barns throughout the Northwest corner.

In addition to his loving wife, Mr. Fowler is survived by his children, Richard (Chip) Fowler and his wife, Susan, of Katonah, NY, , Kim Fowler and her companion, Mark Orser, of Wassaic, NY and Scott Fowler and his wife, Lori, of Brewster, NY; a daughter and a sister, Priscilla Dickens of New Mexico. He is also survived by two grandchildren, Christy Volodin and Samantha Newman and two great grandchildren, Carter and Camden Volodin.

Besides his parents, Mr. Fowler was predeceased by a brother, Charlie Fowler.

Funeral services will be private. To send the family an online condolence, please visit

Author: Harlem Valley News