Paul L. Dowtin

Sunrise: May 30, 1931

Sunset: July 8, 2018

Paul Dowtin was born May 30, 1931 in Lawrenceville, Virginia to the late Moses and Fannie Mae Dowtin. He was a member of ILA Local 1248 from 1972-1995. He was married to Shirley Dowtin who was a devoted wife for many years. Together they had five children, Myron, Marlyn, Paul Jr, Renee and Gary Dowtin. They adopted Raymond Times, Richard Sherrod and Princess Wiggins and Paul also was a loving father to Kenisha Baker (Myron Conway) (Belly) and Natisha Creecy Allen. Paul enjoy dancing, music and playing cards, he would play all night if he could. Paul was preceded in death by his four sisters, Pearl, Ruby, Claire and Emmal; three brothers, Ope, Garland and John.

He leaves to cherish his memories one sister, Shirley-Hayes of Norfolk, VA; nieces and nephews, Daisy, Paulene, Brenda and Rodney, Brenda Dowtin, Cheryl & Kenney Washington, James, Herbert, Carnell, Barbara Johnson, and Felicia Jones. A special long time friend-niece-stick Cheryl Watson and a loving devoted friend Ella Smith and a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great nieces, great nephews and many special friends.

Viewing Wednesday, July 11, 2018 3:00pm-8:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service Granby Street Service WATCH SERVICE LIVE ONLINE Thursday, July 12, 2018 11:00am Metropolitan Funeral Service Granby Chapel Interment Roosevelt Memorial Park Chesapeake, VA

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    Marie says

    I will playing spades with you & coming to visit you when I come to town, you will be greatly miss but not forgotten for all the things you have done in people life. love you very much rest in heaven. Yeshua has gain a true angel.

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    The Marks Family says

    To Lynn Palmer & Family, we were truly sorry to hear about the passing of your father, Paul. We are praying God gives you and your family strength during this very difficult time. We know he will truly be missed by his son, Lynn, daughter n law Denise, grand kids & great grand kids. Rest in Peace, Mr. Paul. Weeping may endure for a night but joy comes in the morning.

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