Charles “Pick” Lewis Dowdy, 77, of Siler City died Thursday, December 27, 2018 at UNC Hospitals, Chapel Hill.Mr. Dowdy was born in Chatham County on July 6, 1941, the son of Lizzie Lois …
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Charles “Pick” Lewis Dowdy, 77, of Siler City
died Thursday, December 27, 2018 at UNC Hospitals, Chapel Hill.
Mr. Dowdy was born in Chatham County on July 6, 1941, the son of Lizzie Lois Dowdy. He was a member of Brookdale Baptist Church where he worked with the youth and taught Sunday School. He was also a member of Gideons International. He had worked with Golden State Foods for 27 years.
He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Julia (Lovings) Dowdy; sons, Billy Eugene Dowdy and wife Amy of Bennett, Michael L. Dowdy and wife Jennifer of Bear Creek; sister, Mary Lois D. Oldham and husband Charlie of Bear Creek; brother, James Earl Dowdy and wife Patricia of Bear Creek; grandchildren, Wyatt, Savannah, Isaac and Owen Dowdy; special brothers-in-law, David Lovings and Steve Lovings and wife Jane.
The family received friends Saturday, December 29, 2018 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Smith & Buckner Funeral Home, 230 North Second Avenue, Siler City, NC. The funeral was held Sunday, December 30, 2018 at 3 p.m. at Brookdale Baptist Church, 1133 West Third Street, Siler City with Rev. Rob Roberts, Rev. Clark Davis, and Rev. Jim Whittaker officiating. Burial followed in Oakwood Cemetery, Siler City.
The family wishes to extend a special thank you to ComFor Care and I Am Unique for the loving care and support extended to them.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Gideons International, PO Box 895, Siler City, NC 27344 or Meroney United Methodist Church Food Pantry, 10568 NC Hwy 902, Bear Creek, NC 27207.
Online condolences may be made at www.pugh funeralhome.com.