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Collins Funeral Home
Thursday January 4th, 2018
1:00pm - 2:00pm

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Collins Funeral Home
Thursday January 4th, 2018

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James Everett Dowdy Jr.

James Everett Dowdy Jr., 65 of Switzer, departed this life Tuesday, January 02, 2018 at his residence.  He was born January 15, 1952 in Robinette, WV to Marion (Gilliam) and the late James Dowdy Sr. He was a retired UPS Driver and a member of the Teamsters Local # 505 of Huntington. In addition to his father one brother; Don Steven Dowdy and a set of infant twins; Parker James and Steven Everett Dowdy precede him in death. Those left to cherish his memories are his Mother, his wife; Patricia “Pat” (Robinson) Dowdy, one son; James Everett (Heidi) Dowdy III of Switzer, two daughters: Melissa (Jeffery) Allred of Switzer and Amber (Kenywan Adkins) Dowdy of Chauncey, one brother Tommy Dowdy of Hickory, NC, five sisters; Susie Frye of TX, Rodie Highwater of FL, Patricia (Paul) Dingess of Chapmanville, Debra (James) Buttrick of FL and Becky (Timmy) Dingess of FL, seven grandchildren; Emily Allred, Cameron Allred, Jaymie Nashae Dowdy, Liam James Dowdy, Kylie Dowdy, Kamaya Dowdy and Kayden Dowdy, one special niece; Valarie (Chris) Dillon, one special nephew; Preston Dillon, two special sister-in-laws; Judy Dowdy of Six Mile and Sheila (Kenny) Fleming of Switzer and a host of nieces and nephews that will miss him dearly.  Service will be 2:00 PM Thursday, January 4, 2018 at Collins Funeral Home Chapel with Victor Dillon as the speaker.  Burial will follow in Highland Memory Gardens.  Visitation will be one hour prior to service.  Pallbearers will be family and friends.  Collins Funeral Home will be overseeing the arrangements.  

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Pat my heart is broken for you. I didn't know arrangements til late. Love you my friend.

Amy Townsend Jan 6 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of James Dowdy Jr.

Chris, Valarie, & Preston Dillon Jan 4 2018 12:00 AM

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A BALANCE EASEL SPRAY was ordered on January 4, 2018

Expression of Sympathy Jan 4 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of James Dowdy Jr.

Mom and Rhodie Jan 4 2018 12:00 AM

My Bub was a wonderful person , loved beyond measure and will be missed everyday by so many. I am so thankful that I know he is with Jesus, no more pain and we will get to spend eternity with him. And until then we have so many wonderful memories of him to cherish. I love you Bub! God strengthen us all in this sad time.

Rosalee Hightower Jan 4 2018 12:00 AM

Sister Pat, we are so very sorry for your loss. Praying for God to comfort and keep you cradled lovingly in His arms. We love you.

Bert, Denise, Lindsey, and Loren Staton Jan 4 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of James Dowdy Jr.

Mike and Peggy Adkins Jan 3 2018 12:00 AM

Jr and I were like brothers when we were young and spent a lot of good times together. I'm sure going to miss him. Condolences to the whole family, my wife and I will be praying for you. Mike Adkins

Mike and Peggy Adkins Jan 3 2018 12:00 AM

Sending prayers and deepest sympathy. Wished we could be there with you during this difficult time.

Susan Benoit Jan 3 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of James Dowdy Jr.

Debra and James Buttrick Jan 3 2018 12:00 AM

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