Dowdy, Sr., Larry Wayne

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Larry Wayne Dowdy, Sr., age 75, of Dublin died, Saturday, June 12, 2021. He was born in Blacksburg, VA on October 9, 1945 to the late Edward Kent and Sorella Brown Dowdy, Also preceded in death are his daughter, Laura Roe; two sisters, Thelma Linkous and Wanda Lawson, and a brother, Leighton Dowdy.

He retired from R.A.A.P. after 31 years of services as a carpenter. Larry also had a passion for antique cars.

He is survived by his companion and caregiver, Mary S. Stephens; son, Larry Wayne Dowdy, Jr.; daughter and son-in-law, Sheri and Chuck Parsons; eight grandchildren; seventeen great grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; special friends, Bobby and Bruce Stephens, Danny Sowers, Ronnie Sharp, and Roger Weaver.

Funeral Services will be conducted on Wednesday, June 16, 2021 at 2:00 pm in the McCoy Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow in Roselawn Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 1-2:00 pm on Wednesday. Arrangements by McCoy Funeral Home, Blacksburg.