2009-09-19 / Obituaries

Roy D. Dowis

Roy D. Dowis, 78, of Waynesville, N.C., formerly of Baltimore, passed away on September 13, 2009. He was born on June 21, 1931, to the late Lloyd and Florence (Lepley) Dowis, in Walhonding, OH.

He is survived by his wife, Mildred Eichhorn; son, Kenneth (Chris Holcombe) Dowis; daughters, Jeannette (Rick) Johnston and Beverly Aronhalt; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; sister, Elsie Childress; and several nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Patricia (Sexton) Dowis; son, Gregory Dowis; sister, Shirley Yarman; and brother, Junior Dowis.

Roy loved fishing, hunting and spending time at his cottage at Buckeye Lake. He was the former owner of Norcol Gun Shop in Columbus.

Funeral service will be held Thursday, September 17 at 10 a.m. at the Kauber-Sammons Funeral Home, 289 S. Main St., Pataskala. Burial will follow at Glen Rest Memorial Estates.

Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of Morrow County.

An online memorial can be located at www.kaubersammons. com

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