Mr. Ronald (Ronnie) J. McDowell, 63, formerly of Pine Bluff passed Tuesday, January 29, 2013. He was born September 19, 1949 in Pine Bluff; he was the son of Rev. Arthur McDowell and the late Dorothy (Richardson) McDowell Thomas.
Mr. McDowell was reared and received his early education in Pine Bluff. He was a Vietnam Veteran, Military Police, Ammunition Handler for Pine Bluff Arsenal, and retired September 2012 as a supervisor from Veteran Administration, Ft. Roots, North Little Rock, Ark.
Mr. McDowell was a Pianist for Amos Chapel, Old Morning Star, Mt. Zion (Grady) and Greater New Hope Baptist Churches.
Survivors include Sister, Ernestine (Herman) Heard and Nephew, Christopher Easley.
Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m., Saturday, February 9, 2013 at Greater New Hope Baptist Church, 1723 West 44th Street, North Little Rock. Burial will be Cedar Grove Section of Graceland Cemetery.
Visitation will be 3:00-5:30 p.m. Friday at Brown Funeral Home.
Memorial will be 5:30-7:00 p.m. Friday at Old Morning Star Baptist Church, 3116 Port Road, Pine Bluff.
Online Register: www.brownfuneralhomeandmortuary.com.