Michael Marley McDowell
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Michael Marley McDowell
  • June 23, 1963 - October 8, 2017
  • Texas

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Michael Marley McDowell of Abilene passed away on Sunday, October 8, 2017. The funeral service will be held at 2pm on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at the Elliott-Hamil Chapel of Memories, 542 Hickory St. The family will receive friends for a visitation Tuesday evening from 5 to 7pm at the funeral home.
Michael was a Baptist and an avid fisherman. He worked for Hall Sign Co. and as a crane operator. He suffered from many disabilities including cancer, which ended his life at the age of 54. Michael had a big heart and always thought of others before himself. He will be greatly missed.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Martha Harrison.
Survivors include his stepdad, Alan "Pops" Harrison of Abilene; stepbrother, Scooter Harrison of Montana; older brother, Lionel McDowell; older sister, Martha McDowell Schwartz both of Abilene; son, Brian McDowell of Ohio; several nieces and nephews, Billy Schwartz, Summer Mason Schwartz, and Barry McDowell of Abilene, Courtney, Sky, and Holley McDowell of Georgia; and several great nieces and nephews.