November 1, 1940 - June 28, 2021
James Brian Dowd, widower of Carol Ann Dowd, died at home on June 28, 2021. Born in Manchester, New Hampshire on November 1, 1940, he was the son of the John Dowd and Catherine Dowd. Jim received the Holy Sacrament of baptism at St. Joseph’s Roman Cathedral and became a child of God. He was a faithful and very active member of Christ Our Savior Evangelical Lutheran Church in Griffin, Georgia and was a veteran of the United States Air Force having served from 1960 to 1964. He spent forty years as a car salesman and was a people person and loved everyone he met. He was a wonderful father and treasured his family. In addition to his wife, he was pre-deceased by his son Michael Dowd. He is survived by his sister Deirdre and husband Stephen of Yountville, California; his daughter, Stacie Saemann and her husband Mark of Fredericksburg, Virginia; his son, Roger Dowd of Atlanta, Georgia; loving grandfather of Jennifer and Ashley Saemann of Fredericksburg, VA and Sophia Dowd of Atlanta, Georgia. While going to school, Jim lived with his uncle and aunt Tom and Jean Clarke and had a sibling relationship with all their children. He was dearly loved by the Clarke cousins, they are Anne Clarke Tobin of Boulder, Colorado, Jeannie Clarke of Boulder, Colorado, Tom Clarke of Greenville, South Carolina, Rick Clarke of Hawaii and Tim Clarke of Sana Barbara, California. When Jim moved to Sun City, he met a lovely friend and companion, Josephine Lambert. Jim and Jo devoted the rest of their lives enjoying life together and taking care of each other. We are very grateful that Jim and Jo had the wonderful company and devotion to each other for so many years. Our family is indebted to Jo for her kindness and care for Jim. Funeral services for James Brian Dowd will be conducted Monday, July 19, 2021 at 10:00 AM from Christ Our Savior Evangelical Lutheran Church with Reverend Joe Warnke officiating. Jim will be buried next to his beloved wife Carol at Georgia National Cemetery in Canton, Georgia at 1:30 PM. The family will receive friends Sunday from 4-6 PM at Haisten McCullough Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials be made to Christ Our Savior Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3235 Teamon Road, Griffin, GA 30223. For online condolences please visit www.haistenmcculloughfuneralhome.com. Haisten McCullough Funeral Home, 1155 Everee Inn Road, Griffin is in charge of arrangements.
James Brian Dowd, widower of Carol Ann Dowd, died at home on June 28, 2021. Born in Manchester, New Hampshire on November 1, 1940, he was the son of the John Dowd and Catherine Dowd. Jim received the Holy Sacrament of baptism at St. Joseph’s... View Obituary & Service Information
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