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Jimmy Ray McDowell: Loris

1944 – 2022

     Jimmy Ray McDowell of Loris passed away on Saturday, Feb. 5, at Grand Strand Regional Medical Center. He was 77.

     Born Oct. 24, 1944 in Loris, he was the son of the late William Jerry McDowell and the late Brookie Wade McDowell. Mr. McDowell was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church.

     Survivors include his wife, Eunice B. McDowell; son Jay McDowell and wife Samantha of Myrtle Beach; daughter Jeri Drummond and husband Mark of McMinnville, Tennessee; three sisters, Pam M. Willis, Penny McDowell, and Sally Porter, all of Florida; and many loving grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

     In addition to his parents, Mr. McDowell was predeceased by his son, James Michael McDowell; three brothers, A.J. McDowell, Walen McDowell, and Larry Glenn McDowell; and four sisters, Alma Ledford, Carolyn M. Faircloth, Gladys Boyd, and Lucille M. Barker.

     Funeral services were planned for 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 10, at Hardwick Memorial Chapel with Pastor Mike Kinlaw, Rev. Brandon Jones, and Jerry Rowell officiating, private committal services to follow.

     Visitation was planned for the hour preceding the service in the chapel.

     Memorials may be made to Bethlehem Baptist Church, 5201 Highway 905, Conway, SC 29526.

     A guest register is available here.