Alvie Dowdy, JrOctober 13, 1934 ~ September 25, 2019 (age 84)
Al was the first of 7 children born to Mary Opal Kasterkee and Alvie Dowdy Sr. in Cherokee Oklahoma.
He passed at his home in Peyton Colorado as he wished.
Al became an ironworker (Cowboys in the sky) out of Local # 24 in Denver, in 1956 and remained one until retirement working on high rise buildings and power plants all over the United States.
Al loved ranching, bull riding, fishing and gold mining. He loved talking with people and sharing his stories and life lessons.
He is preceded in death by his mother and father, 4 siblings, a daughter Cally and a son Billy.
He is survived by his wife of 63 years Mary Joan (Graner) Dowdy, 6 daughters Donna Chervellera of Hayward California, Brenda (Andy) Travers Falcon Colorado, Vickie Fevig Colorado Springs, Patricia (Kelly) Regan Falcon Colorado, Kristy Kruse Colorado Springs, Pamela (Scott) Kirby Houston Texas, a brother Johnny (Lana) Dowdy Farmington New Mexico, a sister Cindy (Danny) Green of Albuquerque New Mexico, 14 grandkids and 15 great grandkids.
Services will be held on October 26, 2019 on the Dowdy Ranch located at the corner of Davis and Kennedy Roads in El Paso County. Services will begin at 11:00 a.m. with lunch to follow and inurnment at Memorial Gardens in Colorado Springs at 3 p.m.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made in Al’s name to the Rider Relief Fund (PBR) At: www.westernsportsfoundation.org