Robert Dowell, 54, of Payson, died Nov. 16, 2004. He was born Oct. 9, 1950 in Tehachapi, Calif.
He served with honor in the Vietnam War from 1970 to 1972.
He attended Payson Christian Church.
His talent and creativity touched the lives and hearts of many people.
Mr. Dowell is survived by special friend, Margie Menear and her family; his daughter, Blythe (Renn) Lett of Temecula, Calif.; brother, Abel (Mindee) Dowell of Napa, Calif.; grandsons, Taylor and Nicolas Lett; extended family and friends; Blythe's mother and stepfather, Leslie and David Leyva, Perris, Calif.; sister-in-law, Madison West, Philadelphia, Pa.; William and Leona Edwards, Oklahoma City, Okla.; Gary and Merrilee Edwards, Moreno Valley, Calif.; Judy and Ken Taylor; Sandy Oregon and Lydell Hall, Perris, Calif. along with many nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Lucille and Bob R. Dowell Sr. and his brothers, Nicholas and Salvadore Dowell, all of California.
A private memorial will be held Dec. 4 in Riverside, Calif.
Donations can be made to RTA Hospice, 511 S. Mudsprings Road, Payson, AZ 85541.