Van Lewis Dowdy
April 10, 1958 - February 7, 2018
ObituaryVan Lewis Dowdy, age 59 of Grand Prairie, TX passed away on Wednesday, February 7, 2018. He was born on April 10, 1958 in Dallas, Texas to Avery and Martha Dowdy. They both preceded him in death. Van married the love of his life,Frances Duarte on August 9,1990 in San Diego, California. He had a big heart and enjoyed camping and spending time with his nieces and nephews. Van was an aviation mechanic which he was passionate about and was a jack of all trades, there was little he didn’t know how to do and was willing to help people wherever he could. He enjoyed all types of music but later on really got into the Blues. Survivors include his wife, Frances Dowdy; brother, Martin Dowdy; aunts and uncles Jack and Mary Ann Adams, Ludy Zapalac; and several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 6-8 pm on Friday February 9th at Chism-Smith Funeral Home. A Graveside service will be 12:00 noon on Saturday, February 10th at Greenview Cemetery in Greenview, Texas.
Date: February 9, 2018
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Date: February 10, 2018
Time: 12:00 pm
Hey Van thanks for being a friend, and we are gonna miss you!
WE LOVE YOU VAN YOUR GOING TO BE MISSED