Jerry Dowdy

August 15, 1948 ~ August 25, 2021 (age 73)

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Jerry Dowdy of Clinton, Indiana is now reunited with his sweetheart, Jane and son, Mike

Age:  73

Time of Death: 1:00 PM

Date of Death: August 25, 2021

Place of Death: Clinton

Date of Birth:  August 15, 1948

Place of Birth: Terre Haute, Indiana

Parents: Hobart Dowdy Jr. and Ruby McCullough Dowdy

Employment: J.I Case – Retired after 30 years. 

Memberships: Cross Tabernacle Church – Terre Haute where he served as an usher.

Jerry enjoyed spending time playing basketball, Uno and riding his ranger with his grandkids.  He received a First Degree Blackbelt in Tae Kwon Do and he once bowled a perfect 300 game.  Jerry loved to golf, play bingo, hunting for mushrooms in the spring, and fish on the Mississippi with his beloved dog Rebel.  He enjoyed cooking beans, hot dogs over the fire for his family and friends.  


Military Service: Viet Nam War U. S. Army from May 27, 1968 to May 27, 1970

Marriage Date: May 27, 1967, to Jane Lawhorn

Preceded in Death by:


Wife; Jane Lawhorn Dowdy (Oct.12, 2000)

Son; Jerry Michael Dowdy (Oct. 16, 2014)


1 Daughter; Carol Dowdy of Clinton, Indiana

2 Granddaughters; Taylor Dowdy, Haley Dowdy both of Wapello, Iowa

1 Grandson; Brayden Dowdy of Wapello, Iowa

2 Sisters; Pat Cartwright of Clinton, Indiana

                Terry (Jim) Laney of Clinton, Indiana

1 Brother; Dave Dowdy of Terre Haute, Indiana

Several nieces and nephews



Service Time: Noon    Celebration of life

Friends may call at the Cross Tabernacle Church from 10:00 AM until service time at noon, September 11, 2021

Service Date: September 11, 2021

Service Place: Cross Tabernacle Church – Terre Haute


Minister:  Pastor Keith Taylor

Special Notes: In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to Cross Tabernacle Church 2929 N. 7th. Street, Terre Haute, IN 47804

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