Posted: Tuesday, January 18, 2011 4:52 pm
The Messenger, January 18, 2011
Roger D. Dowdy, 56, of Martin, father of Dwayne Dowdy of Union City and Allison Plunk of Rives and brother of Waldrop Dowdy of Union City, died Jan. 17, 2011, at Volunteer Community Hospital in Martin.
Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Murphy Funeral Home in Martin, with the Rev. Randy Cooper officiating. Burial will follow in Stanley’s Chapel Cemetery near Union City.
Friends may call at the funeral home 5-8 p.m. today.
He was born March 26, 1954, in Martin, son of Milton and Hazel (Cothron) Dowdy of Martin. He was married to the former Linda Jackson, who survives, and was a farmer and a graduate of Westview High School in Martin. He was a member of Martin First United Methodist Church.
Survivors also include his daughter-in-law, Dishell Dowdy of Union City; his son-in-law, Chad Plunk of Rives; his sister-in-law, Tami Dowdy of Union City; and four grandchildren, Walker Plunk, Cothron Plunk, Brentley Dowdy and Bracen Dowdy.