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Rodney McDowell

August 25, 1944 - October 24, 2019

Rodney Francis McDowell age 75 of Wellsville, Ohio passed away from a lengthy battle with Parkinson’s on October 24th, 2019 at Good Samaritan Hospice in Beaver.

He was born on August 25th 1944 in East Liverpool, Ohio a son to the late Francis “Fritz” Lee McDowell and Betty Jane (Bowers) McDowell.  Living all his life in this area, he worked maintenance for Norfolk Southern Railroad for 43 years. He graduated from Wellsville High School, class of 62. He was a US Army Veteran, serving his time in Vietnam.

Rodney was a member of the VFW, the Elks, and the American Legion. He had a passion for working on cars, and hunting deer.

He is survived by his wife Linda (Dmitrovich) McDowell, daughters Sheena Souder (Jared) of Pittsburgh and Tera Hartge (Buddy) also of Pittsburgh and a sister:  Susan Garee (Jim) of East Liverpool. He is also survived by four grandchildren; Avery, Hannah, Piper, and Augie.

Services will be held at the Care MacLean Chapel in Wellsville, OH on Saturday, October 26th 2019, at 1pm with Rev. Duane Hetzer officiating.  Burial will take place at Columbiana County Memorial Park.

Family will be present to receive friends at the funeral home in Wellsville on Saturday October 26th 2019 from 11am up until the time of service, at 1pm

Family and friends may view w this obituary or send condolences online at www.carechapel.com or by visiting the funeral home’s Facebook page.

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Saturday, October 26, 2019

Time: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Location:

Care Funeral and Cremation Specialists - MacLEAN Chapel

509 Riverside Avenue
Wellsville, Ohio 43968


Service Information

Date: Saturday, October 26, 2019

Time: 1:00 pm

Location:

Care Funeral and Cremation Specialists - MacLEAN Chapel

509 Riverside Avenue
Wellsville, Ohio 43968


Cemetery Information

Date: Saturday, October 26, 2019

Location:

Columbiana County Memorial Park Cemetery

Irish Ridge Road
East Liverpool, Ohio 43920


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