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Bobby R Dowless Sr (#46948708)
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Bio Photo I am a grandson of William Ben Dowless (1894-1960).

I was born in 1943 in Abbottsburg, Bladen County, North Carolina. I now live in Monroe, NC.

Please contact me for additions or corrections to anything I have posted on find a Grave.

Family surnames are Dowless & Walters. Mostly in Bladen County, NC.

See my Virtual Cemetery "The William Ben Dowless Family" to see the memorials to his wife, brothers, sisters, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren that I have been able to locate. I would appreciate any additions you could make to these efforts.

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PLEASE NOTE: Sadly Col. Bobby Ray Dowless, Sr. passed away Thursday, November 3, 2016. His funeral service was held at Gordon Funeral Home Chapel, 1904 Lancaster Ave., Monroe, N. C. Monday November 7, 2016. Burial followed at Lakeland Memorial Park, 1901 Lancaster Ave., Monroe, N. C. with full military honors. Col. Dowless served our country in the military for 30 years.

Col. Dowless' obituary was published in Charlotte Observer, Charlotte, N. C. from Nov. 5 to Nov. 6, 2016.

Find A Grave contributor honeybun (#47622520) created Col. Dowless' memorial November 4, 2016 to honor his memory as both a person and as a "fallen graver".

Please visit Col. Dowless' Find A Grave memorial & leave flowers to honor him.

Mary (Contributor #47792069)
Added by Mary on Dec 22, 2016 9:09 PM
Julie Hampton
RE: Fannie Lou Dowless Todd #158031167
It looks like the "half siblings" are currently linked only to their father and not both parents. I will submit edit requests to make sure both parents are linked on the children's pages!
Added by Julie Hampton on Feb 11, 2016 9:55 PM
Susan I. Grills
Ruth Walters
Thank you for sponsoring the memorial. Since you are related to her, I am happy to transfer the memorial to you if you like.
Added by Susan I. Grills on Dec 23, 2015 7:49 AM
Susan I. Grills
Ruth Walters
Thank you for sponsoring the memorial. Since you are related to her, I am happy to transfer the memorial to you if you like.
Added by Susan I. Grills on Dec 23, 2015 7:49 AM
Sue Bradley
Frances Davis Simpson
Thank you so much for sponsoring Frances Simpson's memorial. That is so thoughtful of you.
Are you related to her?

Added by Sue Bradley on Apr 14, 2014 5:09 PM
Robert T. Templeton
Thank you for sponsering the memorial of Robert T. Templeton at Forest Lawn West Cemetery. Please let me know if you have any updates to add or if you would prefer it transferred to you.
Added by Lanie on Jan 19, 2014 12:05 AM
Eugene Russ
Hi Bobby
Transfer completed.
Added by Shirley on Dec 28, 2013 5:18 PM
Eric Leindecker
RE: Your memorial for Guy C Langston
No, I have no additional knowledge of this person. Sorry I can not help. . . .
Added by Eric Leindecker on Nov 08, 2013 8:56 AM
Addie Tucker Walters
Thank you for sponsoring Miss Addie's
memorial also
Added by Shirley on Nov 17, 2012 4:26 PM
Marion Lester Walters
Hi Bobby
Thank you for sponsoring this memorial.
The page looks wonderful without those ads
popping up.
Added by Shirley on Nov 17, 2012 4:21 PM
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