Warren Ross “Bud” Dowling, 83, of Marquez, passed away at his residence Saturday, December 31, 2011. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday, January 5, 2012 at Callaway-Jones Funeral Home in Bryan. Interment will follow at Clear Creek Cemetery. Visitation will be 6 – 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Warren was born in Brazos County and moved from College Station to Marquez in 1993. He retired from the power plant at Texas A&M University where he worked for 28 years. Warren was a family man who loved his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren and loved being with his family. He loved fishing, hunting and playing dominoes. He was the 2008 Forty-two-domino champion of the family reunion. Warren loved his animals and feeding his many pet deer. Warren was also a big Aggie and a member of Clear Creek Baptist Church.
Warren was preceded in death by his wife, Juanita Broxton Dowling, whom he had married on October 8, 1971; parents, Robert Cecil and Tennessee Warren Dowling; sons, Randy Broxton, Doyle Broxton and Rodger Broxton; and brother, Bob Dowling.
Survivors include sons and daughters-in-law, Rickie and Mary Frances Dowling, of Conroe, TX, Terry Dowling, of Caldwell, TX, Garry and Vina Broxton, of Jewett, TX; daughters and sons-in-law, Sandra and Mike Winstead, of Marquez, TX, Vicki and Dwayne Kavanaugh, of Spring, TX; brother and sister-in-law, James and Susie Dowling, of Bryan, TX; sisters, Pat Wiese, of Bryan, TX, Evelyn Wiese, of College Station, TX, Lillie Jackson, of Bryan, TX; fifteen grandchildren, twenty-eight great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, P.O. Box 4486, Houston, TX 77210-4486. MD Anderson contact number is 800-525-5841.Print This Obituary