Billy C. Dowler

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Billy C. Dowler, 78, of Cassville, passed away Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, at Mt. Vernon Place Care Center.

He was born Aug.20, 1938, in Kennett, the son of Jesse Gilbert and Goldie (Williams) Dowler. He was united in marriage to Betty Mayse, who preceded him in death. Also preceding him in death were his parents; four brothers and four sisters.

Surviving are two sons, Chris Dowler of St. Louis, and Billy Dowler of Bowling Green; two step-sons, Johnny Hall and Jerry Hall; two step-daughters, Carol Salsman and Tina Stricklin; two sisters, Bertha Anderson and her husband Steve of Cassville, and Dorothy Gilbert of Cassville; three grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.

He grew up and received his education in southeast Missouri. He was a crop farmer and flew a crop duster plane. For several years he was an over the road truck driver. He also worked for Miracle at Monett for several years. He was of the Baptist faith. Graveside services were held Tuesday at Oak Hill Cemetery in Cassville under direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Pastor Rick Cooper conducted the services.

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