Matthew Alan McDowell, 58, of Davis, WV passed away on May 13, 2021 at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, WV. Born on May 3, 1963 in Elkins, WV; a son to Richard McDowell and Rebecca (Friend) McDowell.
Matt was a devoted husband and proud father. He had a natural technical ability that brought him to work in power, transportation, maintenance and later earn his Bachelor’s degree in computer systems. He loved spending time outdoors near his Davis home, hunting and fishing with his family and friends. His gentle spirit and comical nature are cherished in the hearts of all who knew him.
Matt is survived by his loving wife of 37 years, Edie McDowell; Father and Mother, Richard and Rebecca McDowell; two daughters, Lea McDowell and Lydia McDowell; three brothers, Jeffrey McDowell and wife Sandra, Lynn McDowell and David McDowell and wife LuAnn.
He was preceded in death by one sister, Susan McDowell; and one sister-in-law, Cathe McDowell.
Friends will be received at Hinkle-Fenner Funeral Home, Monday, May 17, 2021, from 5 – 8 pm, Rosary will be held at 7:30 pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held, 11:00 am, Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church with Father Timothy Grassi as Celebrant. Interment will follow in the Davis Cemetery. The Hinkle-Fenner Funeral Home is honored to be serving the McDowell family at this time.