Robert Russell McDowell Obituary

October 29, 2023

Robert Russell McDowell was born August 27, 1950 in London, KY and departed this life Monday, October 16, 2023 at the Baptist Health Hospital in Richmond, at the age of 73. He was the son of Oliver & Martha (Delph) McDowell.

Russell is survived by three daughters, Tina Michelle (Billy) Williams, Melissa Ann (Jason) Abner, and Vicky Lynn (Scotty) Truett all of Annville. He is also survived by a brother, Ronnie McDowell of Roseville, Michigan and by one sister, Rosemary (Paul) Lumbatis of Simpsonville. Russell was blessed with nine grandchildren, Chance Scott McDowell Truett, Emma Elswick, Bailey Madden, McKenzie Williams, Isabelle Lynn McDowell Truett, Hannah Abner, Candice Williams, Charity Abner and Lydia Abner and by one great grandchild, August Sparks.

In addition to his parents, Russell was also preceded in death by his wife, Phyllis (Pearo) McDowell; by his son, Russell Keith McDowell and by two siblings Johnny McDowell and Barbara Sue Brooks.

Graveside services will be held at 5:00 PM Saturday, October 21, 2023 at Phyllis’s Place Cemetery. Lakes Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.