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James E McDowell

March 9, 1949 — February 26, 2020

James E. McDowell Jr. of Universal, Indiana

Age:  70

Time of Death:  6:45 PM

Date of Death: February 26, 2020

Place of Death: Clinton Gardens

Date of Birth:  March 9, 1949

Place of Birth: Clinton, Indiana

Parents: James McDowell and June Hargrave McDowell

Employment: Retired pipefitter

Memberships: Universal Young Men’s Club.  He enjoyed gardening, fishing, mushroom hunting, crossword puzzles and watching old western movies and vintage television show and his favorite team was St. Louis Cardinals.

Preceded in Death by:


Wife: Phyllis Mattox McDowell (6/8/2006)

Sister; Debra McDowell (2002)


3 Sons; Zachary (Jessica) McDowell of Terre Haute, Indiana

Eric McDowell of Clinton, Indiana

James McDowell III of Clinton, Indiana

1 Daughter; Joanie McDowell of Clinton, Indiana

2 Step-daughters; Angel Mattox of Terre Haute, IN, and Amber Armstrong (Daniel) of Terre Haute, IN

Several Grandchildren and great grandchildren

4 Sisters; Sandra Snyder of Universal, Indiana, Carol Davitto of Clinton, IN, Myra Higgs of Ingleside, TX, and Evelyn Clark of West Terre Haute, IN

3 Brothers; Robert McDowell (Gail)of West Terre Haute, IN, Ed McDowell (Lorri) of Universal, IN, and Jeff McDowell (Denise) of Clinton, IN

Several nieces and nephews

Per request of Mr. McDowell cremation was chosen without services.

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