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Robert Edward Dowler

November 25, 1934 ~ July 16, 2021 (age 86)

Obituary

Robert Edward Dowler, 86, of Marmaduke, passed away Friday, July 16, 2021, at his residence.  He was born November 25, 1934, in Lafe, to Bert and Ruth Dowler.  Robert was a lifetime meat manager and served as Mayor of Marmaduke for 2 terms.  Working, being outdoors, traveling, and spending time with his grandchildren were among his many interests.  Robert was a devoted, loving dad and grandpa.  Above all, he was a man of God.

Robert was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Cora Dowler; 4 sisters; and 6 brothers.

Survivors include his daughters and sons-in-law, Melissa and Gary Austin, Kay and Greg Phillips, Angie Spencer, and Becky Chambers; brothers, Harold Dowler and Larry Dowler; sister, Cheryl Jones; 7 grandchildren, Melody, Jason, Blake, Ashley, Kelsey, and Braden; and 3 great-grandchildren, Jonathan, Khloe, and Karsyn.

The family will receive friends 11:00 a.m. until service time Monday, July 19, at Phillips Funeral Home.  The funeral service will begin at 1:00 p.m. at Phillips Funeral Home with David White officiating.  Burial will follow at Harvey’s Chapel Cemetery.    

 

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Services

Visitation
Monday
July 19, 2021

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Phillips Funeral Home
4904 West Kingshighway
Paragould, AR 72450

Funeral Service
Monday
July 19, 2021

1:00 PM
Phillips Funeral Home
4904 West Kingshighway
Paragould, AR 72450

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