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James U McDowell Jr.

June 29, 1952 ~ October 15, 2017 (age 65)

James U. McDowell, Jr.


age 65, of N. Canton, died Sunday following brief illness. A life resident of the Canton/North Canton area he was the son of the late James and Vera (Williams) McDowell, Sr. A graduate of Glenwood High School, the Unversity of Akron, he had worked at the Timken Company and was a member of St. Peter Catholic Church. Jim was always known as being gentle, quiet and a great husband & stay at home dad. He loved nothing more than to spend time with his family. He is survived by his wife: Bonnie (Davala) McDowell of the home; daughter: Mollie (John) Stanko of Lodi, OH. and sister: Linda (Paul) Miller of Newcomerstown, OH. Funeral services will be Thursday at 10:00 am in the Wackerly Funeral Home with Fr. Edward L. Beneleit officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Hills Memory Gardens. Friends may call Wednesday evening from 6 to 8 pm in the funeral home. Donations may be made in his name to the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation, 230 East Ohio Street, Suit 500, Chicago, IL. 60611. For those unable to attend services you may register on line at our: “On Line Registry Page” at


(Wackerly 330 455-5235)  

 Service Information

October 18, 2017

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Wackerly Funeral Home
1375 Market Ave North
Canton, OH 44714

Funeral Service
October 19, 2017

10:00 AM
Wackerly Funeral Home
1375 Market Ave North
Canton, OH 44714

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