Jack Dean McDowell, 84, Blue Springs, Mo., passed away Monday, May 28, 2012.

Jack Dean McDowell, 84, Blue Springs, Mo., passed away Monday, May 28, 2012.

Jack was born August 7, 1927, in Vernon County, Mo. He graduated from Coal High School. Jack was a member of Beaumont and later Maywood Baptist Churches; he was an active member, Sunday school teacher, deacon and later honored as Deacon Emeritus. Jack was a World War II Navy Veteran.  He retired in 1988 from Sears after 30+ years. He will be remembered for his love of family and friends, sense of humor, love of carpentry and building projects. Jack was preceded in death by a brother, two sisters and a nephew.

Survivors include sons and daughter-in-law, Ken and Peggy McDowell, Marble Falls, Ark., and Dave McDowell, Blue Springs, Mo.; daughter and son-in-law, Lisa and Tod Umstattd, Blue Springs, Mo.; 10 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday, June 1, at Maywood Baptist Church, Independence, Mo. Funeral services will follow at 11 a.m. at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Maywood Baptist Church or God’s Mountain.

Arrangements: Heartland Cremation & Burial Society, 6113 Blue Ridge Blvd., Raytown, MO 64133,  816-313-1677.
 

 

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