Bobby E. McDowell, 63, of Black Rock, died Thursday, Aug. 25, 2005, at Arkansas Children's Hospital in Little Rock.
He was a veteran of the Army National Guard and former truck driver for Marvin Kennedy Trucking. He attended New Life Gospel Church at Black Rock.
Survivors include two sons, Willard and Tracy McDowell, both of Missouri; six sisters, Joann Gutiereez and Betty Lyerly, both of Texas, Ada Meeks and Bonnie Warnick, both of Black Rock, Brenda Haney of Paragould and Juanita Cagle of Walnut Ridge; two brothers, R.L. McDowell of Manila and Robert Rasdon of Jonesboro; and two grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Brad and Emily Rasdon McDowell; two sisters; and a brother.
A memorial service will be held from 7-8 p.m. this evening (Tuesday) at House-Gregg Funeral Home of Walnut Ridge with Wayne Bryant officiating.