John Henry Dowdy Jr., 64 of Cumberland, VA departed this life on September 3, 2023. He is preceded in death by his Father, John Dowdy Sr., Brother Leonard Dowdy, Daughter Christina Dowdy. He is survived by his Children; Victoria Rinker, Amanda King, John Dowdy III, Justus Dowdy, Danielle Dowdy, and Crystal Dowdy. 5 Grandchildren, Mother Anna Wootton, Sister's Katherine Phillips and Len Dowdy, Niece's and a Nephew. As well as his lifelong best friend, David Mabon. He loved being outdoors, whether hunting or being by the water, fishing. His true joy was spending time with friends and family, having the gift of making friends wherever he went. He will be loved and missed by so many.
The family will receive friends for the viewing at Bennett and Barden Funeral Home in Powhatan, Thursday, September 14, 2023 from 2pm-4pm & 6pm-8pm Graveside service will be held at Center Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Cumberland, Friday, September 15, 2023 at 1pm.