BARTOW - Mr. Wayne Dowdy, age 72, of Bartow, died of heart failure Sunday, December 1, 2013.
Born December 17, 1940, in Byromville, GA., he came to Bartow from Georgia, in 1944.
Mr. Dowdy was preceded in death by his daughter Gretchen Lynn Dowdy. He is survived by his sons Gregory W. Dowdy, Sr., Bartow, Kevin Glyn Dowdy, Branford, Matthew Dowdy, Eagle Lake, Wayne Dowdy, Lake Wales; brothers William Dowdy, Auburndale, Michael Dowdy, Gainesville; sister Hilda Werner, Lake Wales; 14 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, Dec. 4, from 10-11am at Steele's Family Funeral Services, Winter Haven, FL. Services will take place the same day at 1 p.m. graveside at Church of Christ Cemetery, Eagle Lake.