Dowdy, Roy Dee – Obituary

Roy Dee Dowdy, 58, died Saturday, Dec. 1, 2007, at his home in Baker City, Ore.

A memorial service was held on Friday, Dec. 7, 2007, at 1 p.m. at Gray’s West & Company Pioneer Chapel in Baker City.

He was born Feb. 7, 1949, in Baker City to Adolph and Mabel Dowdy.

Roy served in the U.S. Marines for two years from which he received an honorable discharge, he served in the Army Reserves as well.

Roy returned to Baker City where he was employed with the city of Baker City for 30 years from which he retired in 2002.

Roy met and married Lorna Hall of Baker City in 1974. They had a son Jerry.

He was an avid outdoorsman. He loved to hunt and play golf. His greatest joy was the many adventures he shared with his two grandsons, Mason and Trenton.

Roy’s personality and great sense of humor made him who he was. He touched more lives than he will ever know.

Survivors include his son, Jerry Dowdy and his wife, Trina; two grandsons, Mason and Trenton Dowdy all of Baker City, Ore.; granddaughter, Kimberly of Colorado Springs, Colo.; sisters, Larita McMahon and her husband, Ray of Vale, Ore., Hazel Dima of Ketchikan, Alaska, Wanda Favorite and her husband Ralph of Duffer, Ore., Darlene Ellsmore and her husband, Clay of Salome, Ariz.; brothers, Virl Dowdy and his wife, Barbara of Phoenix, Ariz., Adolph Dowdy of Irrigon, Ore., Harold Dowdy and his wife Mardine of Boise, Idaho, Lowell Dowdy and his wife, Sharon of Waddell, Ariz., and Roy’s twin brother Troy Dowdy of Pendleton, Ore.; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins, as well as his extended family at the Idle Hour Tavern.

He was preceded in death by his parents as well as three brothers, Carol, Marvin and Harvey.

Contributions can be made in Roy’s name to the charity of ones choice in care of Gray’s West & Co., 1500 Dewey Ave., Baker City, OR 97814.

Used with permission from: The Record Courier, Baker City, Oregon, December 13, 2007
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor


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