SIKESTON - Ronnie McDowell, 49, died Nov. 29, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center.
Born March 31, 1953, in Sikeston, son of Walter "Geno" McDowell of Wappapello and the late Vivian "Tincy" Taylor McDowell, he was employed by the Richard Hampton Construction Company and was of the Baptist belief.
Survivors in addition to his father include: three brothers and two sisters-in-law, Mike and Paula McDowell of Sikeston, Walter "Junior" McDowell of Wappapello and Ernie and Melanie Morefield of Murphysboro, Ill.; one sister and brother-in-law, Rachel and Danny O'Neal of Puxico; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Ponder Funeral Home, where services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Monday. The Rev. Lee Fansler, pastor of the Blodgett Baptist Church, will officiate.
Burial will follow in Garden of Memories Cemetery in Sikeston.
Pallbearerswill be: Richard Hampton, Cory Watkins, Bobby McDowell, Phillip Deuster, Tony Scudder and Pete Leija.