DENTON — Mr. Robert Lee McDowell, age 83 of Hulin-McDowell Road, Denton, NC died Friday, January 8 at Hinkle Hospice House in Lexington.
A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM Tuesday, January 12 at Pleasant Union Community Church at 2635 Pleasant Union Road, Denton conducted by Rev. Danny Miller and Rev. Ricky Payne. Burial will follow in the Church Cemetery. Those attending are asked to wear a mask.
The family will see friends at Pleasant Union Community Church from 1;00 until 2:00 PM Tuesday prior to the service.
Mr. McDowell was born January 13, 1937 in Randolph County to Val McDowell and Lizzle Freedle McDowell. He was a member of Pleasant Union Community Church and was a retired employee of Lank of Lexington where he worked for 43 years. He was the last surviving charter member of the High Point Triangle Coon Club. He was preceded in death by his parents and by a brother Waton McDowell and a sister Alice Hornady. Robert loved Coon Hunting, the New York Yankees, his tractor and his friends at Bojangles.
He is survived by his wife, Joyce Klass McDowell of the home; a son Gary McDowell and wife Joann of Thomasville; a grandson Dustin McDowell and wife Ashley of Greensboro; great granddaughter Bella; brother, Donald McDowell and wife Judy of Denton; sisters, Emma Payne, Lillie Buie and Becky Moore and husband Bill all of High Point, Margie Lail and Brenda Tucker and husband David all of Denton.
The family would like to thank Jackie Sexton for her love and the food she shared and would also like to thank the staff of Hospice of Davidson County for all the surport.
Memorials may be made to Pleasant Union Community Church c/o Maxton McDowell, PO Box 4491, Asheboro, NC 27204 or Hospice of Davidson County, 200 Hospice Lane, Lexington, NC 27292.