Charles E. Dowell, 69, Roachdale, died at the Ladoga residence of his niece on Monday morning.
Born at Kenvir, Ky., he was the son of Charles Edward and Prudie Elizabeth Dowell Sr.
He made his home with his niece Judy Tobin, Roachdale, for the last two years. He worked in heating and air conditioning for D & L Heating in Dayton, Ohio, before retirement in 1979. He was a veteran of the U. S. Army.
His wife, Pauline, Shirley, Dowell, preceded him in death.
Surviving are a daughter, Margaret Rose "Sami" Dowell, Austin, Texas; three sisters, Ann Webb, Roachdale, Alta Trump, Bainbridge, and Donna Jean Stuart, Indianapolis; two brothers, eight grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
Preceding him in death was his wife Pauline Shirley Dowell.
Graveside services with military honors will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Marion National Cemetery, Marion.
There will be no visitation.
Servies and Morgan Funeral Home, Roachdale, is handling arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org