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George  E. Dowling
  • Pennock Hospice
    1230 W. State St.
    Hastings, MI 49058

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“uncle george ... thank you for being such a carin lovin man. I,'ve 'learned so much from you ..Thank you for treatin my mom like a sister .. we'll...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Johnny and Joyce Dowling - Delton, MI

“uncle george thanks you for bein the WORLD GREAT DAMN UNCLE EVER..Thank for all the laughs . im goin to miss you very much.. give my dad a hug from...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Johnny and Joyce Dowling - Delton, MI

“love ya uncle george corey lee dowling ”
3 of 11 | Posted by: corey dowling - battle creek, MI

“Thank you for being the most wonderful Grandfather to myself, and your Great Great Grand babies....Payton Shae and Paisley Louise. We will forever...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Tiffany Christian-Osborne - MI

“Uncle George liked to go to Galesburg Speedway, almost every week during the summer, and he would set with his Great Niece Samantha Prescott, while I...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Connie Prescott-Chapman - MI

“Uncle George, Thank You for being a wonderful Uncle to all of us and the best brother to our Mom. You always made time to visit and to show her that...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Bill and Lisa Coleman - Galesburg, MI

“My Father Bill Batt and George worked side by side for a number of years at Globe Construction. I had the priveledge as well to work with George at...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Dave Batt - Portage, MI

“RIP and You and Gramma take care of each other.....I'll see you again..... ”
8 of 11 | Posted by: Cyndi Christian - Battle creek, MI

“My heart is heavy in losing such a fine man. I have known George most of my life. My Uncle Johnny was his brother and George and Lucy were great to...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Sue (Boston) Arnold - MI

“I will truly miss you Uncle George. You always came when I called for help with your sister, my mother, Minnie. Whenever anyone in the family...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Theresa Piper - Kalamazoo, MI

“George and Lucy were friends of my parents, Thelma and Frank Porter. Dad and George worked together at Globe for many years. Then they would visit at...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Tyna Porter-Smith - Gobles, MI

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George E. Dowling, 79, of Hastings, died July 22, 2014 at his home surrounded by his loving family. George was born August 10, 1934 in Augusta to Edmond and Marguriet (Meachin) Dowling. He served honorably in U.S. Army as a Cpl. during the Korean War in the 89th Tank Battalion. He worked at Globe Construction for 31 years as a roller operator.

George loved spending time with his family and friends and enjoyed many hobbies, including playing cards, traveling, camping and especially ice fishing.

George is survived by his step-daughter, Rusty Moats of Springfield; two step-sons, Stanley (Yvonne) Johnson of Hastings and Charles (Mina) Johnson of Springfield, MO.; 8 grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; five great great-grandchildren; a sister, Alice Coleman and several nieces and nephews.

George was preceded in death by his loving wife, Lucile Johnson in 2008; four sisters and two brothers.

Visitation will be Sunday, July 27, 2014 from 2-5 p.m. at the Farley-Estes & Dowdle Funeral Home, Augusta Chapel, where funeral services to celebrate George's life will be held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, July 28, officiated by Pastor Jeff Helbert. Interment will full military honors will follow at Ft. Custer National Cemetery. Those wishing to make memorial contributions are asked to consider Pennock Hospice, 1230 W. State St., Hastings, MI 49058. Personal messages for the family may be placed at