Jack Davis McDowell, 60, of Bassett, Va., passed away Monday, October 22, 2018, at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital. He was born June 24, 1958, in Martinsville, Va. to the late George Davis McDowell and Betty June Gardner McDowell.
Mr. McDowell was a water plant operator for the City of Martinsville for 38 years.
He is survived by his wife, Carman Cannaday McDowell of the home; sons, Joshua Davis McDowell of Axton, Va. and Stephen Hardin Strait (Kayla) of Martinsville, Va.; daughter, Megan Elizabeth Strait (Justin) of Fieldale, Va.; sister, Kathy Robertson (Ben) of Fieldale, Va.; twin brother, George Pearis McDowell (Kay) of Greensboro, N.C.; grandchildren, Jacob Strait, McKenzie Strait, Rayna, and Emily Strait; and nine nieces and nephews, and a number of great-nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, October 25, 2018, at Norris Funeral Services, Martinsville Chapel with Pastor Milford Witt and Cyndy Ingram officiating. Visitation will be prior to the service from 5:30 to 7 p.m. and other times at the home.
Memorial donations may be made to Bassett Rescue Squad, 1950 Riverside Dr, Bassett, Va. 24055.
Norris Funeral Services, Inc. and Crematory of Martinsville, Va. is serving the McDowell family.