Donald Dwayne Dowell, 61, of Cumming, Georgia, formerly of Owensboro, passed away on October 3, 2021 in Cumming. He was born August 27, 1960 in Daviess County. Donald had been working in sales at Home Depot for the last 10 years. He was a NASCAR fan and had worked at the former Atlanta International Raceway, now known as Atlanta Motor Speedway. Donald was a certified PADI scuba instructor, an avid U.K. sports fan, loved aviation, and an interest in NASA and anything space travel. He also enjoyed watching a nephew in motocross racing and enjoyed going to Florida to the beach. Donald was preceded in death by his mother, Wilma Ann Dowell in July of 2015.
Surviving is his father, Donald D. Dowell of Utica; his sister, Star McKay and husband Dennis of Stanley; his loving companion of 35 years, Jerre Lynne Whittington of Cumming; a niece, Kaycee Workman and husband Austin of Mt. Vernon, Indiana; two nephews, Dylan McKay (Casey Mills) and Dakota McKay, all of Stanley; and a great niece and two great nephews, Raynee, Austin, and Dasan.
Funeral services will be 2 PM Saturday, October 9, at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory with burial following in St. Peter Cemetery in Stanley. Visitation will be from 3 PM--7 PM Friday and from 12 PM--2 PM Saturday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the donor's favorite charity. Messages and condolences to the family can be shared at www.glenncares.com.