Clifton A. McDowell, Jr.
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SHREVEPORT, LA - Mr. Clifton A. McDowell, Jr., 91, died on Tuesday, October 30, 2012, at Heritage Manor Stratmore. A private memorial service will be held for the family only.
He was born in Shreveport on September 12, 1921 and spent the last 60 years here. He was a retired co-owner of McDowell and Cook, Inc. of Vivian, LA, an oilwell drilling and workover company. He was a graduate of the University of Texas with a degree in Petroleum Engineering, a registered Professional Engineer and an Army Air Corps veteran of WW II. Mr. McDowell was a life member of the National Skeet Shooting Association, the Amatuer Trap Shooting Association and the National Rifle Association. He was a member of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association for over 50 years and was a member of the Shreveport Country Club for over 60 years.
He is survived by his wife, Kathleen Coffey McDowell of Shreveport; two sons, George McDowell and wife, Marilyn of Friends-wood, TX and Peter McDowell and wife, Leslie of Flower Mound, TX; five grandchildren, Miller McDowell and wife, Sarah, Meagan McDowell, Sean McDowell, Amanda M. Horne and husband, Nathan, and Ross McDowell; and one great grandchild, Mason McDowell.
Honorary pallbearers are Ray P. Hardey, Joe M. Coffield, C. W. Glasscock, Jr. and Lee Gunter.
In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials be made to the
The family wishes to express special thanks to Dr. Rick Michael.
Published in Shreveport Times from Nov. 2 to Nov. 4, 2012