Roger Lee Dowdy, 60, of Maybrook-Eggleston Road in Pembroke died Friday November 17, 2006 while enjoying an evening of deer hunting. Born in Pulaski on March 2, 1946 he was a son of the late Marvin Dowdy and Stella Hutton and the beloved foster son of James and Mildred Dowdy Breeding. Roger was a 1964 graduate of Giles High School and had been employed by Snyder & Hunt as a concrete finisher. He was preceded in death by two sisters Virginia and Hazel Dowdy.
He is survived by a brother Wilburn Wilson Dowdy of Soucier, Mississippi; three sisters Brenda Lawrence of Christiansburg, Linda Chrisley of Christiansburg, Janet Dalton of Pearisburg; several nieces and nephews and a special niece MaKayla “Little One” Chrisley.
Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 2:00 PM in the Kendall Funeral Home at 605 Snidow St. in Pembroke with burial following in Birchlawn Burial Park in Pearisburg. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday evening from 6 to 8 PM. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.