Bartonville – James E. Dowell, 45, of Bartonville, passed away at 11:36 AM on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center. He was born on November 4, 1972 in Peoria to Clifton R. and Mary Lou (Flaherty) Dowell. He married Becky Hulett on July 30, 1999 in Peoria, she survives.
Also surviving are five children, Crystal (Bryce) Cochran, James R. Dowell, Mark A. Dowell, Kelly Dowell, and Danica Dowell; two grandchildren, Anabelle and Sophia Wright; three brothers, Gary (Linda) Dowell, Randy Carpenter of Peoria, and Bruce Dowell; and one sister, Tracy Liberty of Peoria.
James was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Alan Dowell.
James worked at Keystone Steel and Wire for 20 years. He loved camping and was an avid Dodgers fan. James was a family man who loved his wife and children.
Services will be held at 10 AM on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at Endsley-Sedgwick Funeral Home in Bartonville, IL. Burial will follow the services at Cottonwood Cemetery in Rural Hanna City, IL. A visitation will be held from 5-8 PM on Monday, May 14, 2018 at the funeral home. Memorials can be made to the Family. To make online condolences you may go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com