Patrick O. Downey
Patrick O. Downey, 86, passed away Monday, Nov. 4, 2019, after a brief illness.
He was born April 10, 1933, in Elwood, and a lifelong member of Madison County. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and retired from Delco Remy in 1992.
Patrick is survived by his children, Shari Downey, Patricia Downey, and Jeffery Downey; stepson, William (wife, Nancy) Lawson Jr.; sisters, Donna Partain and Juanita White; grandchildren, William Lawson III, Jesse Lawson, and Lori (husband, Tim) Gentry; great-grandchildren, William Lawson IV, Travis Shaw, Cole, Julia, Felix, and Atticus Lawson; and great-great-grandchildren, Natalie Lawson and Ivan Murello.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 31 years, Patty (Moore) Downey; parents, Arthur and Marie (Miller) Downey; siblings, Ruey Flowers, Kathleen Stanley, Nina Goodwin, Arthur, William, and Larry Downey.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Brown-Butz-Diedring Funeral Service & Crematory. Burial will be in East Maplewood Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the time of services.
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Published on November 5, 2019


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Nov 06, 2019
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