Curtis Ray Dowdy

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Curtis Ray Dowdy, 71, of Rector, Ark., died Wednesday, March 25, 2015, at his residence

He was born February 15, 1944, in St. Louis, Mo., to Raymond T. L. and Nadine Dowdy. Mr. Dowdy retired as a tool and die maker from Monroe Auto Equipment and was of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include his mother, Nadine Dowdy of Rector; two sons, Raymond Dowdy of Paragould and Jason (Stephanie) Dowdy of Rector; one daughter, Jessica (Chris) Smith of Pocahontas; one brother, Bill Dowdy of Rector and several grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his father, Raymond T. L. Dowdy.

Visitation will be held from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 28, at the Mitchell Funeral Home in Rector. Funeral services will follow at 10:30 a.m. in the Mitchell Funeral Home Chapel with Kim Bridges officiating. Burial will follow in the Mitchell Cemetery at Greenway.

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