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William Milton Downes
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Birth: May 17, 1922
Stafford
Tolland County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Jun. 30, 1998
Lake City
Columbia County
Florida, USA

Mr William Milton DOWNES, age 76, of Brandford, FL was born into life on May 17, 1922 and entered into eternal life on June 30, 1998, in the V.A. Medical Center, Lake City, FL following a long illness.
He was a native of West Stafford, Conn, and had resided in St. Petersburg, FL before moving to Branford, FL in 1971 He was employed as a construction supervisor for many years. He was an Army veteran of W. W. II and was awarded four battle stars and a good conduct medal during the European Theater of Operations. He was a member and awarded a 40 year certificate with the Gulf Beach Masonic Lodge No 291 of Madeira Beach FL.
Survivors include his beloved wife of 56 years, Helen Downes of Branford, Fl, one daughter Rebecca Fox of FT. White FL. one son, Allen Downes of Bedford Wyoming and two sisters Gladys Dillworth of Rockville and Cynthia Caldwell. Seven grandchildren and twenty great grandchildren also survive.
Privte memorial servicves will be held at the family residence at a later date. GUERRY FUNERAL HOME Lake City FL is in charge of all arrangements. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Gordon Louis Downes (1895 - 1956)
  Rose Katharine Luetjen Downes (1896 - 1985)
 
 Spouse:
  Helen Elizabeth Stramat Downes (1922 - 2013)*
 
 Siblings:
  Arthur Gordon Downes (1921 - 1978)*
  William Milton Downes (1922 - 1998)
  Lewis John Downes (1924 - 1983)*
  Earl Henry Downes (1927 - 1982)*
  Sherwood Frederick Downes (1928 - 1975)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cremated, Ashes scattered.
 
Created by: Carol STEVENS
Record added: Jun 21, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20012691
 


- Carol STEVENS
 Added: Mar. 26, 2013
hey dad mis you very much alot of thing have gone down hill sense you been gone i love you very much not one day goes by when i do not think about you
- becky downes
 Added: Aug. 22, 2012
i love and mis you very much and we are trying are best to take of grany i know you watch over us every day
- mary ancel
 Added: Aug. 22, 2012
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