Clifford Michael McDowelle
Clifford Michael McDowelle
  • June 18, 1952 - February 26, 2015
  • Charleston, West Virginia

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Clifford Michael McDowelle, 62, of Charleston, passed away at CAMC General Division, on Thursday, February 26, 2015.

He was born and raised in Hinton, West Virginia, the son of Orlando McDowelle and Elva Jean Haynes McDowelle, living in Charleston for the last 31 years.

Mike was a Corporal Law Enforcement Officer with 38 years of service. He began at the Hinton Police Department in West Virginia, working also at Virginia Tech Police Department, retiring from the DNR Law Enforcement Division. He also worked part time for Kanawha County Parks Police Department.

Mike was a fair man who truly enjoyed his work.

He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Debra Redden McDowelle, daughter, Michaela Carol McDowelle, at home; brothers: James McDowelle and wife Stephanie of Greenville, NC; William McDowelle and wife Cheryl of Owings Mills, MD; and his twin, Charles McDowelle of Charleston; also survived by several nieces and nephews.

A special thanks to Jack and Crystal McDowelle Dotson, and brother’s in law, David and Stewart Redden for their help through his illness.

Funeral Service will be held Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 1:00 p.m.

at Bartlett Burdette Cox Funeral Home.

Burial will follow in Graceland Memorial Park, South Charleston.

Visitation will be from 11 to 1:00 pm at the Funeral Home.