OBITUARY

Luther E. McDowell Jr.

September 13, 1937August 11, 2019
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Luther E. McDowell Jr., 81, passed away August 11, 2019. Luther was a graduate of Millersburg Military Academy and received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Louisville. He then went on to obtain his master’s degree from Western Kentucky University. During his 33 year career with JCPS he served as teacher, counselor, assistant principal and principal. Luther was a faithful member of St. Paul United Methodist Church. Luther is survived by his children David McDowell, Paul McDowell (Rachael) and Elizabeth Tafel and grandchildren Mallory and Matthew McDowell. A service to honor the life of Luther will be held Thursday, August 15th at 2pm in the chapel of Arch L. Heady at Resthaven Funeral Home with burial to follow in Resthaven Memorial Park. Visitation will begin Thursday at 11am until the start of the funeral. Expressions of sympathy can be made to the American Cancer Society.

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, August 15, 2019
  • Funeral Service Thursday, August 15, 2019
  • Committal Service Thursday, August 15, 2019

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John Larson

August 14, 2019

Luther McDowell was the best teacher I have ever had(and I have had a lot through medical school). I had him for 8th grade at Western High School and he truly made learning fun. I will never forget him. John Larson

Debbie Trowbridge

August 14, 2019

I'm so sorry 💔 for the loss of Sonny. My memories of Sonny is he loved life his Children were always first and he love his Sister Betty j King and Nephew Rick King . Rest in peace Sonny . I think of you often and how funny you were.

Tracey & Lonnie Higginbotham

August 13, 2019

Oh, my! What a wonderful neighbor Luther was. We are heartbroken at his passing. Our condolences to his family and all those who are grieving his loss. You will be missed, Luther!

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