Robert "Bobby" Edwin Dowling Sr., age 81, of Douglas, GA passed away on Friday, September 27, 2019, at his residence following an extended illness. Mr. Dowling was born on June 5, 1938, in Waycross, Georgia to the late Primrose Palmer Dowling and the late Wiley E. Dowling.
Survivors include: Wife: Norma Louise Sayer Dowling of Douglas, GA. Daughter: Heather (Troy) Cliett of Pridgen, GA. Sons: Patrick (Chasity) Dowling of Douglas, GA, Shawn (Lisa) Dowling of Douglas, GA, Robert (Charity) Dowling of Waycross, GA. Brother: Kenneth Dowling of McRae, GA. Grandchildren: Tyler Cliett, Sarah Cliett, Mathew Cliett, Landon Cliett, Ashley Dowling, Kaitlin Dowling, Logan Dowling, Gavin Dowling, Ryder Dowling, Zachary Dowling, Step-Grandchildren: Kelsey Holley, Bryce Holley and Maya Holley: Along with several nieces and nephews, and a Special friend: Sylvia Goolsby. He was preceded in death by: Father: Wiley E. Dowling, Mother: Primrose Palmer Dowling, and a granddaughter: Zaily Dowling.
In Lieu of flowers, The Dowling Family request Memorials be made to the : Building Fund, DeBerry Baptist Church, 5500 Fitzgerald Highway, Ambrose, Ga. 31512
The family will receive friends Sunday, September 29, 2019 from 2:00 Pm to 3:30 Pm at Deberry Baptist Church.
Funeral Services will be held on Sunday, September 29, 2019 at 4:00 PM at the DeBerry Baptist Church with Rev. Jeremy Cox officiating.
Sims Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.