Troy McDowell

WILMINGTON—Troy McDowell, 70, of Wilmington, passed away Saturday, May 4, 2019 at Park Pointe Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Morris.
Born Jan. 31, 1949 in Haleyville, AL, Troy Dell was a son of James and Beatrice (nee Marcum) McDowell. He was raised and educated in Wilmington, and graduated from Wilmington High School with the class of 1968. On June 8, 1968, Troy married Judy Ann Mann in Joliet. He was employed by Commonwealth Edison, and retired as a mechanic following 29 1/2 years of service. Troy enjoyed going hunting and fishing, as well as playing golf and softball. He loved being with his family and cherished spending time with his children and grandchildren.
Survivors include his two children, Tammy (Raymond) Luckey, of Custer Park and Shawn (Deanna) McDowell, of Wilmington; five grandchildren: Morgan Luckey (fiancé Trevor Murphy), Devyn Luckey (fiancé Shawn Glisson), and Sarah, Taylor and Meghan McDowell; one great-grandson, Lucian; two sisters, Betty (Ron) Simon of Wilmington and Carol (Rob) Flint of Rochester, MN; one sister-in-law, Kathy Mann, of Lisle and several nieces and nephews.
Troy was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Judy on Oct. 24, 2018; one brother, Larry McDowell; one sister, Darlene Patton and one brother-in-law, James M. Mann.
Per Troy’s wishes, cremation rites are being accorded.
Graveside services will be held Saturday, May 11, 2019, at 1 p.m. in Oakwood Cemetery Sunset Addition in Wilmington.
Preferred memorials may be made as gifts in Troy’s memory to Joliet Area Community Hospice, 250 Waterstone Circle, Joliet, IL 60431.
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Cremation services and memorial arrangements have been made under the direction and care of Baskerville Funeral Home, 700 E. Kahler Rd. in Wilmington.