Eugene Dowell

Eugene Dowell, 91, of Bellevue, died Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, at The Willows at Bellevue.

He was born Aug. 23, 1922, in Columbus, to Collie and Zolena Dowell. He married Shirley (Eyler) July 3, 1948, in Dayton, and she survives in Bellevue. Eugene was a U.S. Navy veteran.

He also is survived by three daughters, Sandra (Peter) Hargraves of Parma, Connie (Dennis) Phippen of Colorado and Rise Henry of Bellevue; a son, Eugene (Anoot Pisuthipan) Dowell Jr. of California; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a sister, Carolyn (Lester) Wright of Dayton.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Aulah Plessinger; and a son-in-law, Paul Henry.

Visitation will be 1 p.m. until the time of his funeral at 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013, at Foos and Foos Funeral Service, 151 Yorkshire Place, Bellevue.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Stein Hospice, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870.