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James Forest Dowden, age 86, of Middletown, passed away Friday, Sept. 1, 2017, at Saints Mary and Elizabeth Hospital in Louisville. He was born June 11, 1931, in Bethlehem and was the son of the late Arkley and Hallie Dunavan Dowden. He was a United States Army veteran of the Korean Conflict, and worked for General Electric in Louisville for 35 years. He was a member of Middletown Christian Church, Middletown VFW Post #1170, St. Matthews American Legion, Buechel Moose Club and the Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels.
He is survived by his wife, Betty Jean Dowden of Bardstown; and one nephew, Mark Anthony Dowden (Tammy) of Valley Station. He is preceded in death by a brother, Wallace Porter Dowden.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017, at Sholar Funeral Home of Pleasureville with Rev. Carl L. Rucker officiating. Burial was in Pleasureville Cemetery. Online condolences may be expressed at sholarfuneralhome.com.
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Sholar Funeral Home
5710 Castle Highway
Pleasureville, KY 40057
(502) 878-2521
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Published in Henry County Local from Sept. 6 to Sept. 13, 2017
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