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5/15/2013 10:32:00 AM
James Dowdell

James Paul Dowdell died May 2. He was 74.

Mr. Dowdell was born Feb. 8, 1939, in Elkton, Md. He served in the Marine Corps, Reserves and Air Force for 10 years, which took him to California, where he married Elizabeth. They settled in the Bay Area where they raised four children. He later retired from Delta Airlines and they moved to Sherwood.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Adeline Dowdell; sisters, Mary Jane Quay and Theresa Dowdell. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Elizabeth Jean Dowdell; children, Sandra Fite, James Dowdell, Michael Dowdell, Linda Roncarati; eight grandchildren; brother, Richard Dowdell; and sisters, Joanne Pryor, Dolores Sholl, Dorothy Racine, Patricia Kuzepski, Elizabeth Wilson and Deborah Dowdell.

A funeral Mass to be celebrated at 11 a.m., Saturday, May 25, at St. Francis Church in Sherwood, with reception to follow. Memorial donations can be made to the American Cancer Society.

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