Dennis Downey

July 30, 1949January 9, 2019

Dennis R. Downey, age 69, passed away on January 9, 2019, at his home in Jackson, MO. He served on the Alton, IL police department for 16 years as an officer and served for four years as the Chief of Police for Alton, IL. He was also a veteran of the United States Army. He was born July 30, 1949 in Eldorado, IL. Survivors include: one brother, Ron Downey of Godfrey, IL.; and one sister, Susan Downey of IL. No services planned at this time.

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Lola Maddox

January 13, 2019

I am sorry to hear of Dennis' passing. As a Judge here in Illinois , I saw Dennis at the Courthouse/Police station regularly. He was a pleasure to work with. RIP.