Dowell, Thomas E.

Thomas “Tom” Ervin Dowell

Thomas E. Dowell, USAF

January 11, 1958 – March 19, 2022

Thomas Ervin Dowell, 64, passed away on Saturday, March 19, 2022. He was born in York, PA, son of Ronald Eugene Dowell and the late Lucille Carman Dowell. Mr. Dowell was a proud U.S. Air Force Veteran.

In addition to his father, Mr. Dowell is survived by his wife, Cheryl Morris Dowell; his daughter, Kristy Nissen and her husband Jamie; his son, Brad Dowell; his siblings, Cindy Criswell and her husband, Gary, Pat McKinney and her husband, Alan, James R. Dowell and his wife, Cindy, and Missy Dodge and her husband, Steve; and a number of nieces and nephews.

The family will greet guests from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 26, 2022, at the Woodlawn Funeral Home of Mount Holly. A graveside service, with military honors, will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday at the Morris Family Cemetery, Sandy Ford Road, Stanley, NC.

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Condolence messages may be sent to the family by visiting Woodlawn Funeral Home of Mount Holly is caring for the Dowell family.

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Tom was a UH-1N crew chief at 1st Helicopter Sq. from 1988 to 1992. He was also previously assigned to Det. 5, 37 ARRS, at Malmstrom AFB MT.

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