Milan Ray Dowds

Augusta, GA – Milan Ray Dowds, 87, husband of the late JoAnn Roberts Dowds, entered into rest Monday, February 20, 2017, at the Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home.

Graveside services were held from Hillcrest Memorial Park with Pastor Stephen Black officiating.

Mr. Dowds, son of the late Alva and Zora Pendlay Dowds, was a native of Altamont, IL. He served in the United States Army for 20 years and was a Korea and Vietnam era veteran. After his military service, he retired after 20 years from Kimberly-Clark Corporation.

He was preceded in death by his sisters, Wanda Dowds, Norma Dowds Stevens, and Bonnie Dowds; and by his brother, Gail Dowds.

He is survived by his sons, Troy Dowds (Kim), and Douglas Dowds (Angela), both of Augusta; his daughter, Nancy Goddard (Glenn), of Woodlawn, TN; his brother, Earl Dowds, of Pekin, IL; his grandchildren, Robin, Lauren, and Jeremy Goddard, Kateland Kozba, Sabrina Dowds, Elina King, and Alexander Dowds; and his great grandchildren, Bryce, Knox and Jaina.

Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors, 2502 Richmond Hill Road, Augusta, GA, 30906.

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