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Saundra Dowling (#48231502)
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Bio Photo "We cannot undo the past,... but we can insure... that these men/women shall be respected and honored forever."
We need to connect to our past to help understand our future.

Thank you so much to everyone who leaves flowers for our son! It means a lot to me to know he's remembered.

On Dec 23, 2014 we got a phone call every parent fears. Our middle son James Henry "Tank" Dowling age 37 had passed away suddenly. It would be a great honor if you could leave a note with a guitar or something yellow in color as he was colored blind and yellow was about the only color he could see.


James Henry "Tank" Dowling (1977 - 2014)
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In Memory of James Henry "Tank" Dowling
Nov. 15, 1977 -- Dec. 23, 2014
Our faith in God and prayers is keeping us going. God is good and I will praise His name.
Thank You & God Bless,
Saundra Dixon Dowling

** Thank You Thousandwinds So Much For Sponsoring Our Son, James Henry Dowling's, Memorial Page

* Please visit our 4-legged baby Moses MinPin Dowling (2006-2008)

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Pamela Hiatt
Ezekiel L. Chesser
Thank you so much for taking the photo of Ezekiel Chesser. We just wouldn't get anywhere without the wonderful people like you at findagrave. Pamela
Added by Pamela Hiatt on May 11, 2015 6:05 PM
Pamela Hiatt
Ezekiel L. Chesser
Thank you so much for taking the photo of Ezekiel Chesser. We just wouldn't get anywhere without the wonderful people like you at findagrave. Pamela
Added by Pamela Hiatt on May 11, 2015 6:05 PM
Linda Davis
Thanks for the photo
Your kindness is appreciated. Al was a wonderful man.
Added by Linda Davis on Apr 22, 2015 8:14 PM
Dana Cook
RE: Chuck & James
Dear Saundra,

Thank you so much for sharing. My condolences to you and your family of your loss of James recently. I wish there was something I could say to help you in your grief. I went to your YT channel and James was a great singer and musician.
You have strong faith. Keep leaning on Jesus for when you feel you can't go anymore, Jesus will pick you up. Blessings to you and your family and you all are in my prayers. Many hugs....Dana
Added by Dana Cook on Apr 17, 2015 1:56 PM
Manning-Custer
Honor Eliza Davis
Hi Saundra,

I am also related to Honor Eliza Davis through the Dowlings. My GG Grandmother was Temperance Dowling.

I can be reached at custer0623@gmail.com

I'm so sorry for your loss, may God give you peace and comfort <3


Marilyn
Added by Manning-Custer on Mar 31, 2015 7:39 PM
Oregonite♥∞♥
♥ James ♥
Hello Saundra~
It was an honor to visit James' memorial. He was such a kind, loving young man with a huge heart; a wonderful, precious son. I am so sorry for your loss. God bless you~ You are in my heart and prayers.

Love & Blessings,
Karen Jo
Added by Oregonite♥∞&#... on Mar 30, 2015 6:24 PM
JCJohnsong
RE: Suggestion: In Memory of Your Son ... to Keep Him Close to Your Heart
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We have James's guitar but never thought of adding
a pick in his memorial shadow box.
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Make a list of his hobbies and personality traits that you most think of when you think of him and try to find little items that make you think of that hobby or trait.

If he had a favorite song as a child you can buy a 45 rpm record and put it in their ... or take sheet music and use it. You can even get creative like having someone turn a piece of sheet music into origami for the shadow box.

Speaking of origami ... often dollar bills are used for origami ... a bill taken out of his wallet (if you have any) might be nice for a shadow box. It doesn't make a different what paper you use but if the paper has some special connection to James it will have more meaning.

http://www.origami-instructions.com/
(sometimes YouTube has nice origami instructions that are easy to follow because you can actually watch someone doing it.

Things like their drivers license are nice to put in a memorial shadow box (especially since their photo is on it ... if you find an older one that you like even better than his last one when looking through his things you can use that instead ... or cover the photo on the license with a more favorite one).

Their are a lot of small items that can be interesting ways of remembering them if you use some creative thinking.

God Bless ...
Added by JCJohnsong on Mar 30, 2015 4:28 PM
MC Fresne
RE: 140937054
I will come as often as I can visit your son's memorial. I'm sad for you he is gone. God Bless. Myriam
Added by MC Fresne on Mar 30, 2015 2:37 PM
rosie mcnaughton
RE: 140937054
You are very welcome. I have two sons just a little older than yours, and I can imagine how great your loss is.
Added by rosie mcnaughton on Mar 30, 2015 12:32 PM
TERRY REYNOLDS..
RE: 140937054
it was an honor dear friend, beautiful tribune. god bless
Added by TERRY REYNOLDS.. on Mar 30, 2015 10:59 AM
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