Phillip D. Dowdy, 62, of Blue Mound, passed away Friday, January 2, 2015 at 9:05 a.m. at Decatur Memorial Hospital in Decatur, IL. He was born October 20, 1952 in Taylorville, IL. The Son of Delmar “Jay” and LaDonne (Lamb) Dowdy. He married Sue Hall on November 8, 1974 in Palmer, IL. He retired from Norfolk Southern Railroad as an Engineer. 

He is survived by his Wife: Sue of Blue Mound, IL; Sons: Erik (Kam) Dowdy of Decatur, IL; Luke Dowdy and Fiancé Bethany Nihiser of Decatur, IL; Grandchild: Trenton Dowdy of Decatur, IL; Sisters: Glenna Sue (Pat) Wolf of Morrisonville, IL; Jayne (Rick) Waldeck of Farmersville, IL; Uncle: Bill Dowdy of Winchester, KY; Aunts: Betty Sikes of Taylorville, IL; Carol Blankenship of Springfield, IL; LouAnn Lamb of Taylorville, IL; JoAnn Lamb of OFallon, MO; Several Nieces, Nephews and Cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents and Grandparents.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville with Pastor Chad Foster officiating. Burial will be in Anderson Cemetery in Palmer, IL. Visitation will be held Tuesday, January 6, 2015 from 9:00-11:00 a.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville.

Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville. 

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