American Veteran 09

Roosevelt McDowell

February 4, 1946 ~ November 25, 2020 (age 74)


Mr. Roosevelt McDowell, 74 , of Erwin, NC, passed away on Wednesday, November 25, 2020, at Durham VA Health System, Durham, NC.

Extended family and friends are being received at the home of Niece, Benita (Michael) Harrington, located at 156 Fuller Dr. Lillington, NC 27546 


Mr. Roosevelt was preceded in death by his parents, Dillon and Madie McDowell; brother Robert McDowell and sister, Shirley McLean. He leaves to cherish his memory, his niece, Benita (Michael) Harrington of Lillington, NC, his nephew, Lymon "Tony" McLean of Erwin, NC, great-nephews, Darius Antoine Lewis of Erwin, NC and Christopher J'waun McKoy of Lillington, NC, great-niece, J'Kayla Cameron of Greensboro, NC; great-great nephew, Darius Antoine Lewis, Jr. great-great niece, Brianna Kay Lewis, Plainview, NC; brother-in-law, Lymon McLean, Erwin, NC; ex-wife, Helen McDowell, Sanford, NC; and a host of relatives and friends, including Charles & Sandra Gilbert of Erwin, NC and Edith Lark, Nashville, Tennessee.

In lieu of flowers donations make donations to the American Cancer Society in his name.

If in attendance at Services, please wear a Mask or Facial Covering.

A Memorial service will be held on Saturday, November 28, 2020, at 1:00 p.m., Walker Funeral Home Chapel, 163 Irene Roberts Rd, Lillington, NC 27546.


Interment will take place in Sandhills Veteran Cemetery located at 309 Murchison Rd, Spring Lake, NC 28390.

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Memorial Service
November 28, 2020

1:00 PM
Walker Funeral Home and Cremation Chapel
163 Irene Roberts Rd.
Lillington, NC 27546

Interment following funeral service
November 30, 2020

Sandhills StateVeteran Cemetery
309 Murchison Rd
Spring Lake, NC 28356

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