Kevin Ray McDowell 1955 - 2012 Osawatomie
Kevin Ray McDowell, age 56 of Osawatomie, Kansas died unexpectedly Sunday, March 11, 2012.
Kevin was born November 10, 1955 in Paola, Kansas. He was the eldest of five children of Gerald Fredrick “Jerry” McDowell and Janet Louise (Lloyd) McDowell.
In 1980, Kevin worked for Taylor Forge for a couple of years. Kevin started his pipefitter/welder profession as apprentice at the Joplin, Missouri local and later transferred and worked as a traveler out of Pipefitters Union Local #441 of Wichita, Kansas.
He is survived by his wife, Karen Shepherd of the home.
Services will be 10am, Thursday, March 15, 2012. Visitation will be 6-8pm, Wednesday, March14, 2012 both at the Eddy-Birchard Funeral Home Chapel.
Memorials are to the American Heart Association.
Eddy –Birchard Funeral Osawatomie, Ks (913)755-2114 www.eddybirchard.com