Mr. William Lee Dowell, age 101, of Irvington, KY, passed away on Friday, June 25, 2021, at Breckinridge Health in Hardinsburg. He was born November 5, 1919, the son of Lum and Susie Dowell. Mr. Dowell was a veteran of the United States Army. He was a farmer all of his life and also worked as a concrete truck driver. He was also a longtime member of Irvington Baptist Church.
Mr. Dowell was preceded in death by his loving wife, Minnie Ileene; two children, William Edward and Betty Gene Dowell; and three sisters, Lela Horsley, Violet Powers and Margaret Sturgeon. Lee is survived by three daughters, Faye Dowell, Irvington, KY, Norma Dowell, McQuady, KY, and Tammy (Spanky) Haynes, Webster, KY; three sons, Jim (Jodi) Dowell, Lewisport, KY, Jack (Marolyn) Dowell, Brandenburg, KY, and Bob (Glenda) Dowell, Hardinsburg, KY; eight grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; 14 step grandchildren; three step great grandchildren; and his sister, Lavada Nash.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, June 30, 2021, at the Ekron Baptist Church, with Rev. Tim Lucas officiating. Burial, with military honors, will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held at Hager Funeral Home in Brandenburg on Tuesday, June 29, 2021, from 10:00 AM until 8:00 PM, and at the church on Wednesday June 30, from 9:30 AM until the time on service. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the Irvington Baptist Church Building Fund or to the Ekron Baptist Church Building Fund.
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Ekron Baptist Church
2775 Haysville Road, Ekron KY 40117
Irvington Baptist Church
110 W. Caroline Street, Irvington KY 40146