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Robert W. Dowell, age 88, of Hamilton, passed away Saturday, Dec. 24, 2013 at Huntington Court. He was born May 21, 1925 in Mountain City, Tennessee, the son of the late Stanley Edward and Arlene (Price) Dowell. On March 10, 1951 in Amelia, Ohio he married Esther McGlone. Mr. Dowell worked for over 30 years at Fisher Body, Division of General Motors. He was of the Baptist faith and served as a church deacon. Mr. Dowell loved hunting, fishing, and playing music. He was known as a person who put a smile on everyone’s face. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Esther Dowell; two daughters, Darlene (John) Henry and Judy (the late Joe) Bundschuh; four grandchildren, Cheri Tate, Robbie Malone, Sam Lyon, and Robert (Kate) Kanuth; five great-grandchildren, Elle and Eli Kanuth, Elizabeth and James Dobbin, and Sammy Lyon; and one sister, Madge (the late Ira) Mills.
Visitation 5-8 p.m. Tuesday at The Webster Funeral Home, 3080 Homeward Way at Rt. 4, Fairfield. The funeral service was conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at the funeral home with Dr. Richard D. Rhodus, Pastor of the West Side Baptist Church officiating. Burial followed in Crown Hill Memorial Park.