Arthur E. 'JR' McDowell

8/24/2013

Arthur E. "JR" McDowell, 68, Stockton, died Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013, at his home.

Arthur E. "JR" McDowell, 68, Stockton, died Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013, at his home.

He was born June 9, 1945, in Bloomington, Neb., to Arthur E. McDowell Sr. and Mary Louise (Paulsen) McDowell.

He married Cynthia (Riffel) McDowell on June 1, 1969, in Stockton. He was a U.S. Navy veteran.

Survivors include his wife, of the home; a son, Wade McDowell, Hill City; a daughter, Nicole McDowell, Leawood; a brother, Robert McDowell, Stockton; and four grandchildren.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday in Stockton Cemetery with military rites by U.S. Navy, Wichita.

A celebration of life visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Thursday with family receiving friends from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Plumer-Overlease Funeral Home, Stockton.

Memorials are suggested to Stockton Fire Department or Stockton Recreation Commission in care of the funeral home.

Condolences can be sent to the family at www.plumeroverlease.com.

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