In Memory of




Obituary for Rev. David L. McDowell

Reverend David L. McDowell, 87, of Fayetteville, WV, passed away at Princeton Community Hospital on Tuesday, April 4, 2023. David was born in Cunard on October 4, 1935, to the late Sandy and Ruth McDowell.
David pastored at multiple churches throughout West Virginia over the years. He was a general contractor and spent all his free time outdoors in the garden. He enjoyed fishing and hunting.
In addition to his parents, David is preceded in death by his son Donivan McDowell and grandson Donnell McDowell.
Those left to cherish his memory include his loving wife of 66 years, Julia M. Milligan McDowell, sons David McDowell Jr. (Kim), Donald McDowell (Elizabeth), Damon McDowell (Becky), Darrick McDowell, Dewayne McDowell (Michelle), and Daniel McDowell, grandchildren Junnell Smith, Donald McDowell Jr., Chantrelle McDowell, LaShonda McDowell, Anthony Hancock, Alexis Hancock, Chaunte McDowell, Mary McDowell, Abrillya McGraw, Devin McDowell, Ashley McDowell, Darrick McDowell II, Darian McDowell, Jillian McDowell, and Cameryn McDowell, and 11 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, April 11, 2023, at First Baptist Church Harlem Heights in Oak Hill.
Visitation will be held from 1:00 – 2:00 pm before the service at the church.
High Lawn Funeral Home is assisting the family.