North Vernon Plain Dealer, July 7, 1949
Father Harry Dowd, son Fletcher Dowd, grandson Thomas Dowd
DEATH SUMMONS HARRY DOWD
Harry H. Dowd, 83 years old, died Sunday July 3rd, at the hospital in Columbus, where he had
been taken for treatment earlier in the day. Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon in the chapel in the Dowd Funeral Home conducted
by the Rev. Charles Tyler, of the first Methodist church. Burial took place in the Vernon cemetery.
Mr. Dowd was a retired funeral director and was identified in business in North Vernon for many years, conducting a
furniture store and variety store from which he retired a number of years ago. He was interested in forest and wildlife conservation in the
early days of the Department of Conservation and served as a local representative of the department for a number of years. At the time of his
death he was operating the Dowd tourist cabins in this city.
He is survived by the widow Mrs. Myrtle Dowd; one son, Fletcher Dowd of this city; five grandchildren and three great
grandchildren; also by a sister Mrs. Cornelia Wagner of Franklin.
He was married previously to Jennie Campbell who died in 1914. His parents were George M. and
Mary Horton Dowd.
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