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MCDOWELL Reverend Dr. Joseph, 73, Pastor of the Uttingertown Missionary Baptist Church, passed Tuesday, August 13, 2013. Visitation will be Monday August 19, 2013 from 10-12 p.m. at the Main Street Baptist Church, Pastor Victor G. Sholar, presiding and Rev. Edward McDowell, Jr. officiating. Burial will be in the Lexington Cemetery with services provided by Smith and Smith Funeral Home. He retired from the Lexington Transit Authority and was currently employed in the Department of Parking and Transportation at the University of Kentucky for a total of 10 years. He also served with the U.S. Army before returning home to Lexington. He is preceded in death by his parents, Edward Sr. and Addie Boswell McDowell and two sisters, Jean Elizabeth McDowell, and Mary Margaret (Henry) Nealy. He leaves to celebrate and cherish his memories, a loving and devoted wife of 22 years, Sandra F. McDowell; his children, Cassandra Russell, Roger McDowell, and Ryan Fisher; one brother Rev. Edward (Janice) McDowell, Jr. of Burlington, NC, two sisters, Betty Ann (Rev. Willie) Howard, Lexington, KY; and Dorothy Mae Pullins of Bridgeport, CT, four sisters-in-law. He also leaves eight grandchildren; six great grandchildren and two spiritual sons, Pastor Emmanuel P. Young and Reverend Michael K. Jackson.

Published in Lexington Herald-Leader on Aug. 18, 2013
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