Ronald M. Dowdell, 74, Duff

Ron McDowellRonald M. Dowdell, 74, of Duff, died Wednesday (August 12) at his home. He was born in Warrick County March 25, 1941, to John Raymond and Estle (Howard) Dowdell. He married Viola Ruth Reinbold March 25, 1961 at the Church of Christ in Duff. She died March 30, 2013.

Ronald worked in manufacturing at Kimball International for 43 years and retired in 2003. He was a member of the Church of Christ and the Duff Conservation Club.

He is survived by one daughter, Carolyn Dodson, Huntingburg; two sons, Scott Dowdell and wife Susan, Syracuse, and Alan Dowdell and wife Kerry, Winslow; and one step-sister, Imogene Taylor, Mt. Carmel, Illinois.

In addition to his parents and his wife, he was preceded in death by his step-father, Fred Wallace, and two grandsons, Ruth A. Dowdell and David Dodson III.

Friends may call from 10 am. To 2 p.m. Saturday at the Nass & Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg. Condolences may be shared with the family online at Funeral services at 2 p.m. (EDT) Saturday at the funeral home with burial following in Mayo Cemetery near Duff. The services will be officiated by Larry Mickler.

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