Thomas Spencer Dowell, age 66 of Pulaski, went to his home in heaven on Monday, Nov. 8, 2010 in Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital.
He was born April 27, 1944 in McDowell County, W.Va., and was the son of the late Thelma Blankenship Dowell and Spencer Dowell. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, and a retired employee of Radford Army Ammunition Plant of 40 years. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Thomas Spencer Dowell II.
He is survived by his wife, Julia (Ann) McDaniel Dowell; two sons, John Chapman Dowell and his wife, Pam, of Fairlawn, and Michael Dean Dowell of Pulaski; a daughter, Catherine JoAnn Dowell of Roanoke; a brother, William (Billy) Dewey Dowell of Pulaski; three sisters, JoAnn Lindsey of Shiloh, Mary Jane Blankenship of Pulaski and Mona Dowell of Pulaski.
He is also survived by three grandchildren, James Michael (Jamie) Dowell, Casie Marie Dowell and Chandler Spencer Dowell; and two great-grandchildren, Brooklyn Renee Dowell and Aidyn James Dowell.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, Nov. 11, 2010 at 2 p.m. at Seagle Funeral Home with Pastor Ray Kingrea officiating. Interment will follow in New Dublin Presbyterian Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.seaglefuneralhome.com.
Arrangements by Seagle Funeral Home, Pulaski. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to The American Cancer Society.