Dowling, Edward James, 83, of Odum, Ga. (formerly of Miami) passed away Aug. 19th, 2013. Born Feb. 10, 1930 in Brooklyn, NY to the late James Alfred Dowling and Agnes Sophia Grochowski Dowling. A U.S. Marine Veteran, Eddie served during the Korean War
Conflict. He was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Miami. He worked for the City of Coral Gables as a Parking Director for 30 years before retiring in 1987. He was preceded in death by a son, Edward Scott Dowling. Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Catherine Ann Dowling, daughter and son-in-law Linda Louise and Wade Hill Sr. of Odum; sister, Josephine Nicholson of Miami, Fl.; brother, Richard Dowling of Brunswick, Maine; two grandchildren, Charles Hill Sr. and Wade Hill Jr., and three great-grand children, Charles Hill Jr., Catherine Mae Hill and Donovan Rusty Hill. A funeral service was held Aug. 24th in Baxley, Ga.