Bobby Jack Dowdy, age 79, of Mena, passed away Wednesday, October 14, 2020 in Hot Springs, Arkansas.
He was born January 20, 1941 in Langley, Arkansas to the late Raymond Ellis Dowdy and the late Mildred Modene Stracner Dowdy. Bobby was united in marriage to Wanda Miller Dowdy for 60 years. He served in the United States Air Force and was a self- employed business man with rentals and logging being his profession. Bobby was known to be a “jack of all trades”. He enjoyed woodworking, traveling and was a talented musician. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather and will be greatly missed.
He is survived by his wife Wanda Dowdy, sons Ricky Dowdy and wife Susan, Michael Dowdy, Daughter Sherry Dowdy, grandchildren Chris and wife Sarah, Jonathan, Justin, Robert, Dylan, Cody and Lexi. Great grandchildren Sophie, Samantha, Jayden, Aya, Astera, Callie, Aiden and Alex.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Mr. Dowdy will be sent for cremation under the direction of the Beasley-Wood Funeral Home.
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