Mr. Dennis Ray Dowdy, 82, of Elizabethtown, IL died on Saturday, September 17, 2022 at the Mercy Health Lourdes Hospital in Paducah, KY.
He was of the Baptist faith and retired from Caterpillar as a pipefitter.
He is survived by his life partner, Rosie Buchanan of Elizabethtown, IL; daughter, Denise (Monty) Gartin of Waddell, AZ; son, Steve (Roberto Landazury) Dowdy of Houston, TX; brother, Roger (Vernette) Dowdy of Cottonwood, TN; grandchildren, Ian (Amy) Gartin of Bethel, MN and Emily (Connor) Gartin of Blaine, MN; Rosie’s children, Jim, Jason, and Heather; and Rosie’s grandchildren, Madi, Ethan and Cody.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles Edward Dowdy and Iva Marie Yokum Dowdy; and brothers, Jimmy Dowdy and Charles Wayne Dowdy.
Funeral Services will be held at 3:00 p.m., Friday, September 23, 2022 at the Brown Funeral Home in Mayfield, KY with Bro. Dennis Zimmer officiating. Friends are asked to call from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m., Friday, September 23, 2022 at the Brown Funeral Home in Mayfield, KY.
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