James McDowell, 86

James “Howard” McDowell, 86, of Cincinnati, died Sept. 28.

McDowell is survived by his wife Anna McDowell, children Dale and Dwayne Brock, Paula (Nathan) Fossyl, Theresa Welch, Melissa (Tim) Gault and Christine (Lance) Kiger, 17 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, aunt Beulah Gabbard and numerous cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents Issac and Nola McDowell and granddaughter Krystal Delaney.

Visitation 6-8 p.m. Oct. 2 at E.C. Nurre Funeral Home in Amelia. Services 10 a.m. Oct. 3. Interment at Mt. Moriah Cemetery.