Robert Dowell, 54, of Payson, died Nov. 16, 2004. He was born Oct. 9, 1950 in Tehachapi, Calif.
He served in the Vietnam War from 1970 to 1972.
Mr. Dowell loved the Lord and attended Payson Christian Church. His talent and creativity touched the lives and hearts of many people.
He is survived by special friends Margie Menear and her family; daughter, Blythe (Ren) Lett of Temecula, Calif.; brother, Abel (Mindee) Dowell of Napa, Calif.; grandchildren, Taylor and Nicholas Lett; extended family, Blythe's mother and stepfather, Leslie and Dave Leyva of Perris, Calif.; Madison West of Philadelphia, Pa.; Bill and Leona Edwards of Oklahoma City, Okla.; Lydell Hall of Perris, Calif., and many nieces and nephews.
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 family memorial will be held Dec. 4 in Riverside, Calif.
Donations can be made to RTA Hospice, 511 S. Mudsprings Rd., Payson, AZ 85541.
Arrangements were handled by Messinger Payson Funeral Home.