Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX

August 20, 2013

Hebert Dowling

Jacksonville Daily Progress

JACKSONVILLE — Funeral services for Herbert Dowling, age 79, of Jacksonville are scheduled for 2 p.m. Wed., August 21,  at Autry Funeral Home Chapel in Jacksonville with Rev. Vernon Lee officiating. Burial will be at West Shady Grove in Jacksonville.

Mr. Dowling passed away Sun., Aug. 18, 2013 in Jacksonville.

 He was born Dec. 8, 1933 in Jacksonville to Henry and Eula Dowling.

Herbert served in the United States Army and was the retired owner of Dowling Lumber Co. Inc.  He was a member of First Baptist Church in Jacksonville.

Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Bobbie Dowling of Jacksonville; son, Matt Dowling of Jacksonville; daughter, Jennifer  Buckley of Jacksonville; grandchildren, Joshua Stidham, Sam Dowling, Raven Dawn Johnston, Stormy Dowling, Fallon Dowling, Blaze Isabella Buckley, Chelsea Buckley, Randi Buckley, and Josh Buckley ; sisters, Ruth Burton of Hemphill, Lavada Johnson of Jacksonville ; and sister-in-law, Dorothy Dowling of Jacksonville.

Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Tues., Aug. 20,  at Autry Funeral Home in Jacksonville.